[erlang-questions] thoughts on rebar bundled with Erlang/OTP
Wed Dec 1 15:08:25 CET 2010
From your suggestion, it appears to me that the problem you are trying to
address is awareness. i.e. people don't know that tools like rebar/sinan
exist and either re-invent the wheel or suffer silently.
Perhaps a special section on erlang.org could address this. A page devoted
to 3rd party developer tools with categories like IDEs, packaging, etc.
Tool developers could then fill out a form with a summarised description
of their tool, the type of license and a link to their repository then
post it under the relevant category. Something like the current links page
(http://www.erlang.org/links.html) but less general, more descriptive and
- Edmond -
On Thu, 02 Dec 2010 00:07:03 +1100, Chad DePue <>
> With every Erlang app Inaka has produced, the first step when telling a
> client how to deploy is "Go to Basho's Mercurial Repository and download
> Rebar". I which makes me think it would be great as part of the standard
> Erlang/OTP distribution. I know you could make the argument that sinan
> be an equally valid candidate. Perhaps they're not mutually exclusive.
> Either way, Rebar does make building apps easier. Any thoughts?
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