[erlang-bugs] make tk/wxwidgets optional?

Joshua Bronson <>
Tue Nov 24 20:19:59 CET 2009


2009/11/21 Björn Gustavsson <>

> On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Joshua Bronson <>
> wrote:
> > Not so much a bug as an enhancement request: Just wondering if you could
> add
> > a build option to disable tk/wxwidgets integration?
> >
> > I wrote to erlang-questions about this recently (see
> >
> http://groups.google.com/group/erlang-programming/browse_frm/thread/655bca7311178cc0
> )
> > and it seems like it would be pretty easy, but I didn't get a response
> from
> > any erlang core developers, so I figured I'd ask here in case you don't
> > check that list often. Apologies if you already noticed it on the other
> > list.
>
> There already is a mechanism to skip the building of certain applications,
> namely to create a file named SKIP in the application directory:
>
> touch lib/wx/SKIP lib/gs/SKIP
>
> --
> Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
>

Thanks Björn, that ought to do the trick!


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