[erlang-questions] Programmatically starting a remote shell

Jayson Vantuyl kagato@REDACTED
Mon Feb 22 21:19:44 CET 2010

I know that you can do it from the command-line with -remsh <nodename>, but that doesn't so much help from an escript.

On Feb 22, 2010, at 11:27 AM, Geoff Cant wrote:

> Hi all, I have something of an odd request - I want to start a remote
> shell programmatically from an escript. The escript will calculate the
> local and remote nodenames, setup distribution correctly and so on, but
> then it needs to start a remote shell and wait until the remote shell
> exits before the escript exits.
> I've had a bit of a look through the otp source but the only reference
> to remote shells I could find was deep in init.erl. Can someone give me
> a recipe or even just pointers on where to look?
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Geoff Cant
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Jayson Vantuyl

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