Erland on FreeBSD or Mandrake?

Martin L.W. Hall, Ph.D. <>
Fri Jul 19 17:08:49 CEST 2002


Here is the error message that I get, though it seems that different (but 
similarly configured machines) give different errors:

# make install
===>  Configuring for erlang-7.3.0
 >> Error: cannot find javac in JAVABINDIR.
 >> Please configure JAVABINDIR, or use the WITHOUT_JAVA option
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/lang/erlang.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/lang/erlang.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/lang/erlang.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/lang/erlang.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/lang/erlang.At 12:08 PM 7/19/2002 +0200, Jimmy Olgeni wrote:

>On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Martin L.W. Hall, Ph.D. wrote:
>
> > I am new to the list.  I am trying to get Erlang to compile on FreeBSD 4.5
> > and/or Mandrake 8.2.  I am not having much luck on either one.  Can someone
> > give me suggestions, pointers, binaries or something?
>
>Simple way (freebsd):
>
># cd /usr/ports/lang/erlang
># make install
>
>And lang/erlang-doc has the PDF docs :)
>
>Be sure to have an up-to-date ports collection because I recently fixed a
>file ownership bug (I forgot to chown some files...)
>
>--
>jimmy




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