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

Alex Arnon <>
Tue Dec 4 08:55:55 CET 2007


Okay, I shall.
Should SMP work, BTW? considering that AIX supports POSIX threads and
synchronization mechanisms.


On Dec 3, 2007 7:27 PM, Kenneth Lundin <> wrote:

> 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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