[erlang-questions] Why do people keep rebar binary in repos ?

Ryan Zezeski <>
Wed Mar 2 01:01:22 CET 2011


I'll also add rebar is still a bit of a moving target and seems to get upgraded often.  Having it right there makes sure you have the right version.

-Ryan

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On Mar 1, 2011, at 6:40 PM, Joseph Wayne Norton <> wrote:

> 
> Konstantin -
> 
> It is (also) handy to have the rebar binary available if customizations to rebar itself are needed for a particular project.
> 
> On 2011/03/02, at 7:51, Konstantin Sorokin wrote:
> 
>> Hello!
>> 
>> I noticed that a lot of people keep 'rebar' in their public repositories. I
>> wonder what may be the reason behind that ? I am coming from the C++ world
>> and for me it seems very strange like, say, keeping 'make' binary along with
>> the C++ sources.
>> 
>> -- 
>> Konstantin Sorokin
> 
> Joseph Wayne Norton
> 
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