[erlang-questions] Using Dialyzer on Ubuntu 9.10?
Zoltan Lajos Kis
Sat Dec 19 11:57:18 CET 2009
Lovei Laszlo wrote:
> Kostis Sagonas wrote:
>> Jeremy Raymond wrote:
>>> Do I need to download/compiler Erlang myself with the debug info to use
>>> dialyzer or am I missing something here (can I find the debug info
>> I think you should do yourself a favour and scrap the Ubuntu Erlang
>> package and instead go for installing yourself the source version of
>> R13B03, which builds .beam files with debug_info in them (as it should).
> Why does Dialyzer not support building plt from source code? It would
> be an easy solution to install the packaged OTP sources and generate
> the plt from them.
>> Besides the ability to run dialyzer on your code, you will end up
>> with a better/newer Erlang system. The installation process itself
>> should be trivial.
> You have a point here, but using packaged software has its own
> advantages too, and Erlang packages in Debian are getting better and
> better. (Maybe there will be packages built with debug_info sometime,
> who knows.)
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I still believe the best of both worlds would be to package a pre-built
plt along with Erlang.
But I have no idea how packaging works, so this might be less trivial
than it sounds...
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