[erlang-questions] Using Dialyzer on Ubuntu 9.10?
Sat Dec 19 16:10:49 CET 2009
On Sat, 2009-12-19 at 13:05 +0200, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> Lovei Laszlo wrote:
> > Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> >> 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.)
> In Debian yes. In Ubuntu not. Apparently, the Ubuntu people who
> decided distributing erlang without debug_info do not fully understand
> the consequences of their action (and their excuse is lame). Somebody
> who cares about Ubuntu should tell them.
According to the change logs the patch that disables debug info in
Ubuntu 9.10 was inherited from Debian:
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