[erlang-questions] Name Issues

Magnus Henoch magnus@REDACTED
Wed May 8 14:32:38 CEST 2013

Lee Sylvester <lee.sylvester@REDACTED> writes:

> So, I'm having trouble setting the long name for a release.  It used
> to work fine, but now I'm getting noname@REDACTED as my app name.  I'm
> starting it using:
> rel/myapp/bin/myapp console -mnesia dir '"/Users/leesylvester/tmp/Mnesia.myapp.node1"' -name myapp
> I know I can use net_kernel:start to set the name, but if I do this, I
> still can't connect to other nodes on the same host that started
> correctly.  How am I supposed to pass the name to the release when
> starting it?

The start scripts generated by rebar doesn't do anything with emulator
arguments passed on the command line.  You need to put "-name myapp"
in the vm.args file instead.


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