[erlang-questions] Re: [erlang-questions 71] Erlang release generation

Håkan Mattsson <>
Tue Mar 29 10:48:57 CEST 2011


On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 10:31 PM, Per Melin <> wrote:

> (Since R14 I don't think you need the {app, foo, [{incl_cond,
> include}]} anymore if you list your app in the rel-tuple.)

Yes, this simplification was introduced in reltool 0.5.4 (april 2010). In order
to include an application in the target system it does now suffice to
list it in a
release (rel-tuple). All dependent applications will also be included.
It is only
when you want to process an application differently than the others that you
need to explicitly add it as an application (app-tuple). Further you do not
need to bother about kernel and stdlib. They are automatically included in
all releases as they are mandatory.

/Håkan



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