[erlang-questions] Standalone epmd distribution and use vs license

Francis Joanis <>
Fri Nov 18 19:23:35 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Philippe Lareau <> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a C++ application using Tinch++, which needs epmd to interface with a
> separate distributed Erlang application (which runs on another computer). I
> don't have any Erlang code along with my C++ app, which means I don't need
> the virtual machine, nor any of the Erlang applications (kernel, stdlib,
> etc). Is it allowed to distribute epmd alone with my C++ app, or do I need
> to distribute the whole erts-x.y.z\bin package as a whole? The EPLICENSE is
> not really specific on that...
>
> Thanks!
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Hi,

This is of interest to me as well, anyone?

My gut feeling tells me it would be OK as long as the EPL license is
properly distributed along epmd, but I'm not sure...

Thanks,
Francis