[erlang-questions] Install win64 r15B02 on Windows 2012 server issues
Fri Nov 9 15:32:53 CET 2012
On 11/08/2012 07:36 PM, Mark Ward wrote:
> Hi Patrik,
> It looks like the installer does not install the vcredist x64 2010
> version and fails to detect it correctly. After I downloaded the
> vcredist x64 2010 and installed it the erlan win64 installation
> worked. I see the bin directory! Plus the app that uses erlang is
> working with the erlang win64 installed.
RIght - we probably need to update the vcredist shipped to a newer
version then. I'll look into that for the R15B03 release. I think I have
enough information to reproduce, just need to set up a blank 2012 server
to test on... sigh...
I'll get back to you if I have problems reproducing!
> Let me know if there is further testing I can provide. I have the log
> files that I will continue to send to you.
Thanks for the report and the help!
> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Patrik Nyblom <
> <mailto:>> wrote:
> Actually Win 2012 should already have the libraries installed, I
> wonder what's wrong...
> Could you try installing the vcredist manually (download from
> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=14632) and
> see if anything gets better?
> The bin directory not being populated indicates that Install.exe
> in the top erlang installation dir could not be run. Could you
> also try to run that from a command line and see if it says
> something interesting (like "i cannot find the dll's, i'm a very
> sad windows exe" or something...). It gets run by the installer at
> the end to copy some files, it may be silent if it fails to start...
> When installing, you get a log window (that you can see if
> clicking the "Show details" button when files are expanded). If
> you run the x64 installation, with documentation unchecked, klick
> show details, wait until the installation is done, then rightclick
> the log and select "Copy details to clipboard", you can then paste
> the log in a mail and send it to me (
> <mailto:>). If we're lucky, it might contain a hint
> about why Install.exe is not run or what happens to the x64
> vcredist installer.
> On 11/08/2012 06:39 PM, Mark Ward wrote:
>> I have a freshly created Windows 2012 x64 server with GUI. The
>> first application to install was erlang. It appears the win64
>> installer fails to install all of the files required for erlang
>> OTP R15B02. The win32 installer works.
>> I am using the otp_win64_R15B02_with_MSVCR100_installer_fix.exe
>> installer and the 32bit version. Below is more details about
>> what happened.
>> 1. Ran otp_win64_R15B02_with_MSVCR100_installer_fix.exe as
>> administrator. It found the C runtime library was not installed
>> but it didn't prompt or run the installer for the c runtime
>> library. The installer continued without error. The path
>> "c:\program files\erl5.9.2 exists but the sub folder "bin" did
>> not exist. It appears the win64 installer didn't install all files.
>> 2. Uninstalled win64. No errors given during uninstallation.
>> 3. Ran otp_win32_R15B02_with_MSVCR100_installer_fix.exe as
>> administrator. It found the c runtime library was not installed.
>> It prompted and installed the runtime and the rest of the
>> installer went without error. The win32 version worked.
>> Thinking the c runtime library installation was the issue...
>> 4. Uninstalled win32. No errors given during uninstallation
>> 5. Ran otp_win64_R15B02_with_MSVCR100_installer_fix.exe as
>> administrator. The installer detected the C runtime library was
>> already installed and had it unchecked in the installer. The
>> installer then ran and gave no errors. The path "c:\program
>> files\erl5.9.2 didn't contain the "bin" folder. The win64 was
>> Since then I have reinstalled the win32.
>> So far the issues with the installation of the win64 is
>> repeatable. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to
>> further help identify if this is a real issue.
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