[erlang-questions] Problem with R15B03 installer for Windows

Dave Cottlehuber <>
Thu Nov 29 13:06:16 CET 2012


On 29 November 2012 13:00, Arie van Wingerden <> wrote:
> Hi,
> during the install on my 32 bits Windows 8, the installer tries to install
> VCredist X64, which of course fails.
>
> Also the BIN directory is missing after installation!

That's because the vcredist isn't installed, so install.exe and other
bits don't get to run.

As a workaround you could install the appropriate vcredist x86 prior.

Has the OTP team switched to using mingw for builds now, or are you
still using the cygwin suite?

A+
Dave



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