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

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Thu Jan 23 17:34:15 CET 2014


On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 5:19 PM, Sean Cribbs <> wrote:
> 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.

That sounds good to me.


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