[erlang-questions] Turning rebar into a package manager

Gleb Peregud <>
Tue Oct 23 19:33:54 CEST 2012

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 3:14 PM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
> 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)

http://expm.co/ solves server side part. expm may add a plugin for
rebar to add "search" command. The slight problem with rebar is that
it is mostly used as a local per-repo binary, not as a global one.

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