[erlang-questions] managing subprocesses

Timo Schrappe schrappe.t@REDACTED
Fri May 31 14:40:16 CEST 2013

On May 31, 2013, at 2:01 PM, David Welton <davidnwelton@REDACTED> wrote:

>> I am wondering that there isn't a great way for managing and parsing subprocesses (through os:cmd/1) and their output.
> It does not seem to be of interest to the Erlang maintainers.
>> I spent some time with google and found erlexec which basically will do my job here. But it feels a bit cheesy to use an external module (or is it called application in erlang?) to use such a fundamental functionality.
> Erlexec works pretty well, and is actively developed.

Do not misunderstand me. My problem was that I could not find a way to get the exit status with erlang itself.

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> David N. Welton
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