[erlang-questions] Best Linux Distro for Erlang Devel

Toby Thain <>
Wed Jun 29 13:57:34 CEST 2011


On 28/06/11 2:55 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 4:11 PM, Tom Murphy <> wrote:
> 
>>  If my choice of Lunix distro depended 100% on its solidness as an
>> Erlang devel platform (completeness of base, packages, stability,
>> support, robustness), what would you all recommend?
> 
> I like Arch, which is a solid "rolling release" distro. I've found the
> ecosystem to be consistent with their religion:

I would second the choice of a rolling release system, for flexibility.
I choose Gentoo myself but I hear good things about Arch.

--Toby

> 
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/The_Arch_Way
> 
> Arch has a friendly packager that would let you build software (e.g.
> say you wanted a particular variant of Erlang) that fit cleanly into
> the system package management scheme.
> 
> Garrett
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