[erlang-questions] Problem with installing OTP test server in Debian/Etch (testing)

Torbjorn Tornkvist <>
Thu Nov 9 22:05:35 CET 2006


Ladislav Lenart skrev:
> Hello,
> 
> I am new to Erlang world (I come from Smalltalk one) and I am
> quite impressed with Erlang capabilities but still a little
> confused by its (complex) syntax... :-).
> 
> I downloaded OTP test server from erlang.org but was unable to
> install it because make failed with message saying that files
>    'target.mk', 'otp.mk' and 'otp_subdir.mk'
> are missing - and they really are, I scanned my entire hardrive
> in the hunt for them. There is alo no configure script present
> that could generate them...
> 
> I am using erlang 11.b.1.dfsg-1 from debian repository. Just
> for the sake of fullness, it uses
>    Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.5.1
> and init:script_id() returns
>    {"OTP  APN 181 01", "R11B"}.
> 
> So my questions are:
>    * What am I missing or doing wrong (where can I find those
>      files)?
>    * Are there any alternative test frameworks (which one would
>      you recommend)?

An alternative could be: http://code.google.com/p/yatsy

--Tobbe

> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Ladislav Lenart
> 




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