[erlang-questions] compiling erlang in cygwin

Fredrik Thulin <>
Fri Oct 6 14:08:09 CEST 2006


Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> On 10/6/06, Fredrik Thulin <> wrote:
>> I'm currently testing Windows as my desktop operating system, after
>> having used Linux for that purpose for ten years.
>
> Hi,
>
> I only have a workaround: use the precompiled Windows version -
> there's an erl.exe too :-)

Hey, you're right! I hadn't noticed. It is clearly friday.

I'm guessing it isn't compiled with readline - it behaves rather strange 
when I press enter :

  $ /cygdrive/c/Program\ Files/erl5.5.1/bin/erl.exe
  Eshell V5.5.1  (abort with ^G)
  1>
  1.1
  .
  1.10000
  2>

Thanks!

/Fredrik




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