[erlang-questions] windows

Dmitry Kolesnikov <>
Mon May 14 06:31:24 CEST 2012


Hi,

Like Jesse, "I spent a lot of time fighting with Windows..." but then switched to Linux.
Everything works out of box, I am not fighting anymore ;-)

Just get VirtualBox + Fedora LXDE... BTW, If you are planning to host your results on Linux then probably you should have it at R&D env.

- Dmitry 

On May 13, 2012, at 9:56 PM, Jesse Gumm wrote:

> Hi Tony,
> 
> I spent a lot of time fighting with Windows (Mingw/Msys), Rebar, and
> Erlang to get them all playing nicely together well to generate a
> decent windows release for Nitrogen, and it works pretty reliably now.
> 
> You can use my instructions for compiling Nitrogen as a basis for
> getting your stuff working:
> https://github.com/nitrogen/nitrogen/blob/master/rel/overlay/win/README.md
> 
> -Jesse
> 
> On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 8:07 AM, Tony Rogvall <> wrote:
>> Dear erlang-ers.
>> 
>> Is there anyone on this list that do develop on windows ?
>> How on earth do you do that ? ;)
>> 
>> I am trying to get a driver compiled using rebar.
>> rebar is nearly working on MingW but git is not available for MingW, the
>> reason is somewhat bizarre ...
>> rebar is nearly working on cygwin but there is some path problem that result
>> in "access denied".
>> 
>> Right now I reverted to using a Makefile with MingW, that after lots of copy
>> and past finally works.
>> 
>> Is rebar supposed to be working with cygwin/mingw ?
>> 
>> BTW
>> I will NOT install Visual Studio XYZ :-)
>> Thanks
>> 
>> /Tony
>> 
>> "Installing applications can lead to corruption over time. Applications
>> gradually write over each other's libraries, partial upgrades occur, user
>> and system errors happen, and minute changes may be unnoticeable and
>> difficult to fix"
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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