[erlang-questions] Rather not - aintiquated build/deploy processes (Re: Why isn't erlang strongly typed?)
Wed Oct 22 07:48:44 CEST 2008
There are other build systems. Notably...
2008/10/22 Bengt Kleberg <>
> There is an erlang make tool that is platform agnostic.
> On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 20:24 +0200, Holger Hoffstaette wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 Oct 2008 20:10:38 +0300, Taavi Talvik wrote:
> > > Erlang has enourmously strong foundation for build&deploy processes.
> > Yes, I understand all that. I was thinking about development, not
> > operational concerns. The runtime properties are all very nice and well
> > thought-out, no argument there.
> > However, it is not clear to me why the domain necessitates user-hostile,
> > platform-specific development tools like (e)make. I know that these
> > tend to "accidentally" happen, but regardless of the established history,
> > one has to wonder exactly how often the good Erlang team was allowed to
> > into the big blue room known as "outside". :)
> > Holger
> > PS: please don't take this too seriously. I'm just miffed that so many
> > Erlang modules are built with platform-specific Makefiles and Unixy
> > Good cross-platform toolchain support is rarely a technical problem.
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