[erlang-questions] Stand Alone Erlang Still Updated?

Benjamin Tolputt bjt@REDACTED
Tue Jul 31 03:28:55 CEST 2007

Chris Curtis wrote:
> Well, the main feature is being able to build a stand-alone executable
> for {windows, linux, macosx, ...}.
> --chris
And this is (for more casual deployments) a feature that cannot be 
over-praised. CEAN is much better than the "standard" Erlang install 
process, but the issue still is that it is a variety of executables, 
preset directory structure, and a bunch of beam files. SAE was cool 
because there was simply the exe, any required DLL's, and a single zip 
of compiled beam files.

Still the "minimal build" method CEAN is based around is pretty useful 
and is somewhat like Wings3D (which installs pretty easily and cleanly).


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