[erlang-questions] Erlang/OTP 20.0-rc1 is available for testing
Wed May 31 20:33:11 CEST 2017
On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 10:44 PM, Michael Truog <mjtruog@REDACTED> wrote:
> It seems good to point out a change that may surprise people that have
> scripts that depend on the old process name "beam.smp" which now changes to
> the script name, or is set by an environment variable
We have changed the default name back to beam.smp when started via erl. It
caused problems for several users.
/Kenneth , Erlang/OTP team Ericsson.
> OTP-14381 Application(s): erts
> Changed erts startup program name, argv 0, to use the
> environment variable ESCRIPT_NAME so that erlc,
> dialyzer, typer, ct_run, or the escript name can be
> seen with external programs, such as ps and htop
> (depending on options), on unix.
> If environment variable ESCRIPT_NAME is not set, argv 0
> of the invoking program will be used, e.g. the name
> will be erl, cerl, or the soft link name.
> This is a great change, but one to be aware of.
> Best Regards,
> erlang-questions mailing list
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