[erlang-questions] Query: Status of Erlang on AIX.

Andreas Hillqvist <>
Tue Dec 4 09:26:41 CET 2007


Would it be a possibility to simulate hardware using some sort of full
system simulation platform, like Virtutech Simics?
Why not use "virtual hardware" for all platform tests. Wouldn't  this
make life simpler for you?


Kind regards
Andreas Hillqvist

2007/12/3, Kenneth Lundin <>:
> Hi,
>
> Unfortunately we can't say that AIX is supported.
> We run regular tests on a multitude of OS:es and CPU architectures but
> AIX is not one of them.
> The reasons are:
> 1) We don't have a machine running AIX.
> 2) We have not prioritized AIX since we have not picked up many
> signals from customers beeing interested in AIX.
>
> I am not negative towards AIX, but we have no experience regarding that OS.
> I suggest you build and run on AIX and try to solve the problems or report them
> on this list. I only foresee minor problems.
>
> /Kenneth Erlang/OTP team at Ericsson
>
>
> On 12/3/07, Alex Arnon <> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > We are interested in deploying software written in Erlang on AIX platforms
> > (some older than others, others new). I would like to ask, then:
> > - Is AIX supported? The relevant OS versions are both 4.x and 5.x (hopefully
> > AIX 6 will be deployed within the next 6 months).
> > - Are there caveats, such as "ODBC/Java/SSL is not supported"/"compile with
> > toolchain X"?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Alex.
> >
> >
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