[erlang-questions] distributed system: same app, different params

Kunthar kunthar@REDACTED
Tue Jun 23 01:04:30 CEST 2009

I don't know if those fit to your needs but here are two options;

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On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Ulf
Wiger<ulf.wiger@REDACTED> wrote:
> Roberto Ostinelli wrote:
>> hi, can i ask for a little clarification more: what would you use to
>> deploy this script on many different machines? mechanisms such as bash
>> script managers over the network, application_controller, ...?
> I guess this is a bit application-specific, but one may e.g. distribute
> a global config document, and let each machine find its own particulars
> by matching on the host name. It can then complement the global config
> with data found through local discovery.
> A bash or python script might be the best tool for this kind of
> thing, but escript could of course also work.
> Another fairly nice approach, if you're running within an Erlang
> environment already, is file:script(File). It's like
> file:consult/1, but returns the value of the last expression.
> This function actually came from the 'builder' project, where
> I generated app files, config, boot and script files through
> a combination of preset values and local discovery.
> BR,
> Ulf W
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