[erlang-questions] Thanks to ESL for packages

Attila Rajmund Nohl <>
Wed Nov 16 12:51:38 CET 2011


2011/11/16, Tim Watson <>:
> On 16 November 2011 11:13, Max Lapshin <> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Gleb Peregud <> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:16, Max Lapshin <>
>> wrote:
>> >> I very dislike debian approach with splitting erlang into hundreds of
>> >> small packages, but I suppose that java + wx is a really
>> >> not-very-often used feature set on production deploy.
>> >
>> > In my opinion splitting is a good approach. Erlang is perfect for
>> > headless servers, why would I install bunch of X11-related stuff just
>> > because of tlk/tcl/wx/gs?
>>
>> Splitting by external libraries usage. But there is absolutely no use
>> to split erlang into erlang-appmon, erlang-eunit and others.
>>
>
> Do I really need eunit installed on a production server?

Well, if a software has a selftest function and that uses eunit, then
you might need it - if you want to run the selftest.



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