[erlang-questions] windows question

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Tue Mar 6 12:57:55 CET 2007


Hi Joe,

On 3/6/07, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
> A question came up on the errata list for the Erlang book - it was
> about windows use
> I'll quote the question below - I'm only an occasional windows user
> so I don't know the best answer to this.
>
> Me - I use mingw and msys (I forget) - and a erl.bat file that aliases erlc
> but I have no idea if this is the best way to proceed.
>
> What is "best practice"????

Me, I don't compile Erlang from the command line. I usually used Emacs
(of course now it's erlide instead :-) or make:all(load).

The windows installer can associate erl files with erlc and adds a
right-click menu item saying "Compile".

regards,
Vlad



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