[erlang-questions] Release packaging (on Debian) and live upgrade

Jean-Sébastien Pédron <>
Wed Mar 23 11:57:24 CET 2011


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On 22.03.2011 22:45, Anthony Molinaro wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I use a combination of
> 
> http://code.google.com/p/erlrc/
> and
> http://code.google.com/p/fwtemplates/
> 
> to accomplish something similar on debian in 2008 and currently on Centos.
> 
> Fwtemplates supports building .debs and .rpms and creates app and appup files
> during upgrade in an automagic fashion.  erlrc integrates these into the
> packaging system.
> 
> Some old blog posts are here
> 
> http://dukesoferl.blogspot.com/2008/02/erlang-and-automake.html
> http://dukesoferl.blogspot.com/2008/06/im-in-ur-erlangz-upgrading-ur.html
> http://dukesoferl.blogspot.com/2009/04/erlrc-erlang-factory-talk.html
> http://dukesoferl.blogspot.com/2009/05/automatic-appup-file-generation.html
> http://dukesoferl.blogspot.com/2009/05/automatic-app-file-generation.html
> http://dukesoferl.blogspot.com/2009/12/erlrc-and-rpm.html

I previously heard of erlrc but not fwtemplates. Thank you very much for
the links!

I'll study all this, especially the "appup" automatic generation which
seems very interesting.

- -- 
Jean-Sébastien Pédron
Yakaz (http://www.yakaz.com/)
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