[erlang-questions] Compiling Erlang for the iPhone

Tony Rogvall <>
Thu Sep 18 10:59:51 CEST 2008


There are alternatives.

You do not have to go the apple way if you use Pawnage tool. Then you  
can build packages
for the Cydia installer.
The cross compiler can be found at Mac Ports. It require that you do  
have a copy of the root file system on
the build machine.

/Tony



On 18 sep 2008, at 02.58, Bob Ippolito wrote:

> I think it might actually say that you can't have a VM or interpreter
> that will run code over the network, I think you can use one as long
> as the code it's executing is static.
>
> (I haven't read the SDK agreement, but I did hear people talking at
> length about iPhone stuff at C4[2] recently)
>
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Andy Gross <>  
> wrote:
>>
>> Uwe,
>>
>> Unfortunately, the iPhone SDK Agreement forbids installation of non-
>> Apple VMs or interpreters.   :(
>>
>> Andy
>>
>>
>> On Sep 14, 2008, at 12:49 PM, Uwe Dauernheim wrote:
>>
>>> Hej Chris,
>>>
>>> of course I'll do so, if I can deliver a benefit to the community.
>>>
>>> By the way: Anyone expierenced in the error message >>"lib/cpp"  
>>> fails
>>> sanity check<<? That is one of my problems at the moment.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Uwe
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Am 14.09.2008 um 18:22 schrieb Chris Anderson:
>>>
>>>> On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 9:16 AM, Uwe Dauernheim  
>>>> <>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> I'd like to compile Erlang for the iPhone.
>>>>
>>>> Uwe,
>>>>
>>>> I'm sorry I can't be helpful with an answer to your question, but I
>>>> am
>>>> very interested in your result. Please keep us posted on this  
>>>> list if
>>>> you have success!
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Chris
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Chris Anderson
>>>> http://jchris.mfdz.com
>>>
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