[rabbitmq-discuss] Suggestions for server startup script

Holger Hoffstätte holger at wizards.de
Thu Sep 6 16:37:51 BST 2007

Matthias Radestock wrote:
> Holger,
> Holger Hoffstätte wrote:
>> - I already had erlang installed separately and really do not like to
>> copy
>> stuff into another installation's directory; I initially ended up with a
>> couple of erl_dumps until I understood that the app search path was not
>> correct. Those dumps are very interesting to read for this VM geek but
>> not
>> what I was after :)
>> Starting everything in the ebin dir worked immediately.
> I am curious how that worked. The startup script on Windows relies on
> finding the ERLANG_HOME in ..\..\.., which won't work if you installed
> the package outside the OTP lib dir.

I just set ERLANG_HOME to my existing installation, added the -pa line and
it worked since it then found both the erl binary and the rabbit
application code. After that I adjusted the mnesia and log dirs.


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