[erlang-questions] RefactorErl released

Kenneth Lundin <>
Mon Sep 10 17:44:31 CEST 2007


I agree with Kirill that the dependency to MySQL is a major obstacle
for making your tool popular, at least that's what I think.

It should be possible to implement to complete tool including
data-base in pure Erlang and thus making it much more portable etc.

/Kenneth

On 9/10/07, Kirill Zaborski <> wrote:
> So the question arises:
> Why do we need separate RDBMS installed when we have Mnesia in OTP
> distribution? And if the tool is implemented in Erlang (at the moment
> I can't access your website I receive connection timeout error) it is
> twice as strange.
>
> Best regards
> Kirill.
>
> On 9/10/07, lestat <> wrote:
> Hi!
> >
> > The main idea behind the system is that we store the AST and the
> > statical semantical information(like visibility, scope) - required by
> > the refactorings - in the database.
> > The refactorings work directly on the database keeping it's consistency.
> > This way you do not have to reparse the code after every refactoring.
> > As another option this way you can easily create a batch of
> > refactorings and check out the files just after the last one.
> >
> > Regards,
> >         Tamas Nagy
> >
> > On Sep 10, 2007, at 3:19 PM, Kirill Zaborski wrote:
> >
> > > I wonder - why does it require MySQL?
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > > Kirill.
> > >
> > > On 9/10/07, lestat <> wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > >>
> > >> Our research team has released RefactorErl (a refactoring system for
> > >> Erlang) under EPL with seven working refactorings.
> > >>
> > >> It is available from the projects site:  http://plc.inf.elte.hu/
> > >> erlang/
> > >>
> > >> An installer package for Windows, and a source package for Linux,
> > >> Windows and Mac OS X are available for download.
> > >>
> > >> Questions, suggestions, bug reports, or feature requests are welcome
> > >> at 
> > >>
> > >> Regards,
> > >>         Tamas Nagy and the Team
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
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