[erlang-questions] sinan/faxien otp live upgrade

Paul Mineiro <>
Mon Sep 7 18:48:38 CEST 2009


We wrote something called erlrc to help with this.  We run Ubuntu so we
integrated it with aptitude.  In theory, it could be integrated with
sinan/faxien, but I haven't done that work.

http://code.google.com/p/erlrc/

-- p

On Mon, 7 Sep 2009, mliu wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> New to the list...wondering if sinan/faxien users know whether it can
> handle hot upgrades of applications/release?
>
> I'm starting a new otp project and am experimenting with sinan/faxien
> for the dev/build/test cycle, and wondering if others are using it for
> deployment and release upgrade maintenance. I've been able to
> successfully publish my otp app to a local repository, and then
> install the release using faxien.
>
> What I'm wondering is, how does faxien deal with a live system? Does
> it take into appup/relup files in the release? Can it automatically
> issue the required release_handler calls? If not, is there something
> out there that will help with the live release upgrade process?
>
> Thanks!
> Mike
>
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