Porting erlang to MacOS X ?

Thomas Arts <>
Mon Jan 29 13:15:46 CET 2001


You just gave me the final argument for buying that beautiful G4!

/Thomas

Jakob Cederlund på UAB wrote:
> 
> Hello fellow erlangers!
> 
> I have ported Erlang to MacOSX, quite easily, just hacking a bit in the
> configure scripts. I have no numbers on performance yet, but it seems
> reasonably fast. (My 266MHz G3 being on par with a 500MHz Pentium II
> windows machine.)
> 
> I am also experimenting with the graphical interface. As you know, MacOSX
> doesn't use X-windows, instead it has a interface called Aqua, which is a
> newer version of NextStep. I have two ways to use GUI on MacOSX: a
> erl_interface-based module which can be used with the Interface Builder to
> create a Mac GUI to an Erlang program; and an attempt to port gs, that
> still has lots of work to be usable (i.e. good enough to run the debugger).
> 
> Please let me know if anyone's interested, or willing to help.
> 
> I'm planning to make an open source-release of OTP on MacOSX, after I've
> tested it with the released MacOSX.
> 
> /Jakob



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