[erlang-questions] Directory layout for installing 3rd party Erlang libs
Fri May 11 16:24:49 CEST 2012
> There are two (main) possibilities:
> 1) Put them to the same dir were the libs from Erlang/OTP itself reside
> --> /usr/lib/erlang/lib/getopt-0.4.3
> 2) Create an own directory for them and add it to the ERL_LIBS
> environment variable
> --> e.g. /usr/lib/erlang-site/getopt-0.4.3
> Debian uses the first approach.
Fedora/EPEL does the same.
> think it would be better to separate Erlang/OTP and 3rd-party libs,
Why do you think it's better? Could you please elaborate on this?
> Does anybody know about drawbacks and other pros/cons of the two
Increasing complexity is an obvious drawback of the second option.
However the former one doesn't handle arch-independent packages in the
With best regards, Peter Lemenkov.
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