standalone erlang

James Hague <>
Fri Feb 18 15:40:57 CET 2005


On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 13:13:52 +0100, Vlad Dumitrescu
<> wrote:
> 
> There is also one downside for having such single-binary tools: what if there is
> one such a tool every day (maybe new versions of the same base tool), and the
> binaries are like 10-15MB big because the libraries have to be distributed every
> time? It may be a problem.

Yes, and I think single-binary tools only make sense for small to
medium-sized utilities.  You wouldn't want to distribute a huge
application that way.  But small to medium-sized utilities are oh so
common and useful!



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