[erlang-questions] Turning rebar into a package manager

Loïc Hoguin <>
Tue Oct 23 15:14:06 CEST 2012

On 10/19/2012 03:53 PM, Dmitry Belyaev wrote:
> This reminds me of cabal. And if I remember correctly Haskell folks found it hard to use by developers and invented cabal-dev that is a lot like rebar.
> I personally don't like the idea of managing dependencies outside of concrete application.
> The great idea is "Tweak 5" to create index of erlang libs and apps.

An index of Erlang projects is really all that's missing. Better if the 
index can be queried through rebar.

$ rebar search http
cowboy http://example.org/cowboy
mochiweb http://example.org/mochiweb

$ rebar show cowboy
(detailed infos about cowboy project)

Loïc Hoguin
Erlang Cowboy
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