[erlang-questions] Erlang http servers

Jim <>
Fri Oct 5 20:35:36 CEST 2012


I am currently using Cowboy, built with rebar, on Windows 7, 64Bit. I did not have to do anything special to build. And, except for issues of my own creation, have had no problems; although I have on,y used the most basic http_handler to date. 

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On Oct 5, 2012, at 12:47 PM, "David Mercer" <> wrote:

> I'll give it another whirl.  Tried it about a year ago and it didn't work.  Rebar, that is; haven’t tried Cowboy yet.
> 
> I'll report back on my experiences so that I don't leave you hanging.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> DBM
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dave Cottlehuber [mailto:]
>> Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 10:37
>> To: David Mercer; Loïc Hoguin; Motiejus Jakštys; erlang-
>> 
>> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Erlang http servers
>> 
>> On 5 October 2012 16:36, David Mercer <> wrote:
>>> Does Cowboy work on Windows?  I ask because I went to download it and
>> give it a whirl, but the first line of the Quick Start section says to use Rebar,
>> which does not work on Windows.  Please advise.  Thank-you.
>> 
>> Just to confirm, rebar *does* work on Windows, even for compiling NIFs.
>> Obviously the C code needs to support an appropriate compiler in the first
>> place, but that's not rebar's fault. So far I have built via rebar snappy, ejson,
>> jiffy, erica, and a whole plethora of other tools & projects, without needing a
>> special unix shell, just erlang & rebar.
>> Many thanks to Basho & Tuncer for making that possible.
>> 
>> Loïc, I'll give cowboy a whirl on Windows sometime next week & will send an
>> issue or patch if reqd.
>> 
>> A+
>> Dave
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