[erlang-patches] Proposal: reinstate pre-built PLT for Dialyzer

Sean Cribbs <>
Thu Jan 23 17:19:39 CET 2014


On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Tuncer Ayaz <> wrote:

> BTW, assuming this gets off the ground, would you suggest distributing
> the PLT with the tarball or in the git tree? I think the src tarball
> and maybe a separate tarball make more sense. For reference, my local
> R16B03 PLT is 4MB. This would also be in line with other generated
> files like configure scripts (what's generated vs what's edited). In
> the git tree it would only make sense to be included in a tagged tree,
> but that may be confusing, so release tarballs make the most sense to
> me.
>

Neither. If you build OTP from source, it would be built during the normal
build/install process. If you download a prebuilt binary package (Windows
or something from ESL or a distribution maintainer), the PLT should be
included in that package.

-- 
Sean Cribbs <>
Software Engineer
Basho Technologies, Inc.
http://basho.com/
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