compiling erlang src sans' java

Anton Berezin <>
Fri Jul 21 10:49:10 CEST 2006


On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 09:08:00AM +0100, Matthew McDonnell wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jul 2006, Only OpenSource wrote:
> 
> > Is there a way to compile the smallest core set of erlang without java ?
> >
> > autoconf itself fails on FreeBSD 6.1 if Java/JDK is not present.
> > However, this may be a FreeBSD port specific issue.
> >
> I think in this case it is probably a FreeBSD issue, had the same problem
> myself.  If you look at /usr/ports/lang/erlang/Makefile you will see a few
> blocks of the form ".if !defined(WITHOUT_JAVA) " (or X11, ODBC etc)
> 	From memory I managed to compile the port without java by setting
> the WITHOUT_JAVA environment variable eg setenv WITHOUT_JAVA true

Alternatively, one can just use lang/erlang-lite port (no java, no X11, no
ODBC).

\Anton.
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