[erlang-questions] Erlang on Windows from USB

Fabio Mazanatti <>
Mon Nov 30 18:08:12 CET 2009


Hi Giuseppe,

why didn't you install it directly on your pendrive, instead of copying an
installation from your hardrive? I'm not aware of Erlang's install package
for Windows, but I guess you can point the installation to any drive you
want (that's standard Windows behaviour)...


Cheers,
Fabio Mazanatti


On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Giuseppe Luigi Punzi <
> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> There are some way, to use erlang from an USB? I, and a friend, we have
> a machine where we can't do installations. We need a "portable" erlang
> to develop.
>
> I installed on a WinXP box. Copied the erlang entire folder to my USB,
> and tried to run in from other WinXP machine. I updated the paths in
> "erl.5.7.4\bin\erl.ini" but, when try to run "erl.5.7.4\bin\erl.exe"
> gives me an error:
>
> "G:\Desarrollo\erl5.7.4\bin\erl.exe
> The aplication couldn't be started because it's configuration is
> incorrect. Reinstall the application could solve the problem"
>
> In the ini file, I updated the paths with double slash "\\".
>
> Cheers, and thanks.
>


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