[erlang-questions] Yet another kerl roadblock

Lloyd R. Prentice lloyd@REDACTED
Wed Nov 21 01:18:31 CET 2018

You guys are the best.

Now that I should have seen. Blame my aging eyes.

Sebastian... I’m not a professional programmer. I’m a writer with a vision trying to build something good. The patient help of folks on this list has been inspiring and deeply appreciated. 

Mucho gracias,


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> On Nov 20, 2018, at 7:01 PM, Stanislaw Klekot <erlang.org@REDACTED> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 06:27:36PM -0500, lloyd@REDACTED wrote:
>> So, following the kerl docs I get through this step:
>> ~/Kerl/21.1$ kerl list installations
>> 21.1 /home/lloyd/Kerl/21.1
>> Now, the docs say:
>> And at last activate it:
>> $ . /path/to/install/dir/activate
>> I try it:
>> $ ./home/lloyd/Kerl/21.1/activate
>> bash: ./home/lloyd/Kerl/21.1/activate: No such file or directory
> [...]
>> $ ./Kerl/21.1/activate
>> bash: ./Kerl/21.1/activate: Permission denied
>> I make activate executable (out of a sheer guess)
> [...]
>> So, the afternoon is gone. Night has dawned. I'm one step away from success, 
>> but totally thwarted.
> Could you please start learning how to use your OS on a level suitable
> to a programmer? This is what impedes you over and over again, not some
> omissions in documentation, as you implied in another e-mail.
> A good beginning would be `man bash', "SHELL BUILTIN COMMANDS" section,
> for now about the "." command Kerl docs said you should use.
> -- 
> Stanislaw Klekot

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