[erlang-questions] Automated Stripping of otp libraries / modules

Dale Harvey <>
Tue Jun 21 03:16:52 CEST 2011


> We do this in an ugly, pragmatic way.
> Start the system with all modules available, run the test suite, then
>  code:all_loaded()

Hah I love that way, its pretty hacky but makes sense, thanks.

2011/6/20 Håkan Mattsson <>

> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:46 AM, Dale Harvey <> wrote:
> > I have seen this mentioned a few times but no answers as yet
> >
> > Has anyone written any code that takes an application and strips the otp
> > libraries to the absolute minimum amount of modules* needed to run that
> > application?
>
> Use the {mod_cond, derived} setting in reltool.
>
> /Håkan
>

Ah this is perfect thanks, unfortunately the codebase isnt setup to be
packaged by reltool, but thats the codebases problem since this is obviously
the most sensible option.

Cheers
Dale
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