[erlang-questions] C:\Program Files\erlx.x.x\bin - yes or no?

Patrik Nyblom <>
Thu Oct 18 14:38:11 CEST 2012


Hi!

On 10/17/2012 04:27 PM, Simon MacMullen wrote:
> Sorry to resurrect this thread but:
>
> Would it be possible to remove the link "R15B02 Windows 64 Bit Binary 
> File" (i.e. the one without the fix) on 
> http://www.erlang.org/download.html?
Done :)

Cheers,
/Patrik

>
> Some of our users are still tripping over this, and I don't think 
> there's a good reason to use that download?
>
> Cheers, Simon
>
> On 18/09/12 14:13, Lukas Larsson wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've found the bug, however because of the way our build procedures
>> work it will take me a day to build and test the new release, hope
>> that is ok.
>>
>> You are absolutely right about installing win64 on win32, I'll put a
>> ticket in our backlog to fix that issue.
>>
>> Lukas
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 12:48 PM, Simon MacMullen 
>> <> wrote:
>>> ...although there is still the installing-win64-on-win32 thing. You 
>>> may very
>>> well say "user error", but it would be really nice if the installer 
>>> didn't
>>> look like it had succeeded :-)
>>>
>>> Cheers, Simon
>>>
>>>
>>> On 18/09/12 11:34, Lukas Larsson wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> The .dll should have been part of it, however when fixing something
>>>> else we apparently broke this functionality. R15B01 works as it
>>>> should, we'll build a new installer for R15B02 after lunch and get it
>>>> to you as soon as we can.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for reporting this error!
>>>>
>>>> Lukas
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Simon MacMullen<>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 17/09/12 17:25, Lukas Larsson wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> have you tried running Install.exe manually in cmd?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "The program can't start because MSVCR100.dll is missing from your
>>>>> computer.
>>>>> Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem."
>>>>>
>>>>> So we have a culprit.
>>>>>
>>>>> I guess this is a shared library that can be installed by tons of 
>>>>> things,
>>>>> but I was installing on a brand new system. Is it possible to 
>>>>> distribute
>>>>> this library with Erlang? If not, is it possible to detect its 
>>>>> absence in
>>>>> the installer and pop up an error message telling the user to 
>>>>> download
>>>>> it?
>>>>> :-)
>>>>>
>>>>> BTW, I also get the same symptoms installing win64 on a win32 system.
>>>>> Yes,
>>>>> of course you shouldn't do that, but again the failure is 
>>>>> unobvious - you
>>>>> just get a partial installation and no error message.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers, Simon
>>>>>
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> Simon MacMullen
>>>>> RabbitMQ, VMware
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