[erlang-questions] Multiple Erlang installations into same directory

Carlo Bertoldi <>
Mon Aug 1 15:04:01 CEST 2011


On 01/08/2011 15:02, Marthinus Beneke wrote:
> Hi guys
>
> I have a question regarding multiple Erlang installations on Linux.
>
> Is it possible to install multiple releases into the same prefix
> (/usr/local/lib/) and still use the different versions independently?
> For example erts-5.6.5, erts-5.7.5 and erts-5.8.4?
> And would I have to change anything in the applications to support this?
>
> It would seem that the installation is built to support this since each
> erts version has it's own folder.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
Hey Marthinus,
  https://github.com/evax/kerl this tool is just what you're looking for.

Cheers,
  Carlo




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