[erlang-questions] Erlang on Windows from USB

erlangy <>
Mon Nov 30 18:36:14 CET 2009


 I agree to install directly to pendrive from MS windows executable
 installer.

 When you invoke, use drive and path, for example

  F:\erl5.7.4\bin\werl.exe ...

 Maybe the fullpath will work with your existing copy.

~Michael


On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 03:08:12PM -0200, Fabio Mazanatti wrote:
> 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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