standalone erlang

James Hague <>
Wed Feb 16 21:59:29 CET 2005


> This can easily be done with an self-extracting archive. Just put (w)erl.exe
> and the .ear files inside, add also a .bat file that starts erl with all
> necessary arguments, configure the self-extracting archive to run that batch
> file when ran, and you're all set.

But then you have all the decompressed files sitting around after
you're done, which I don't want.

Also, running the .bat file will bring up a console window.

But you're right, it's a cheap way of making a faux installer.  I'd
still like to see a cleaner alternative.



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