[erlang-questions] Stand Alone Erlang or Equivalent

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Wed Sep 5 23:03:02 CEST 2007


Hi,

On 9/5/07, David Mercer <> wrote:
>
> A stand-alone executable is very useful for putting on a USB thumb
> drive.  I
> keep a lot of utilities on my USB drive that I can plug in wherever I go.
> Imagine being able to stick your USB drive into any Windows PC and firing
> up
> Erlang.


Why can't you do that with a multi-file application?

I once put the whole Eclipse installation including Erlide (and thus a full
Erlang installation) on an USB and after some small tweaking it worked fine.
The only trouble was that it was slow (because Eclipse needs to touch many
files), but it worked.

regards,
Vlad
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