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

Lukas Larsson <>
Mon Sep 17 13:22:56 CEST 2012


hmm, I just did a test install on windows 7 of win64[1] and it
correctly put an erl.exe in the  C:\Program Files\erl5.9.2\bin folder.

What version of Windows are you testing on?

Lukas

[1]: http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win64_R15B02.exe

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Simon MacMullen <> wrote:
> When I install the 32 bit version of R15B02 on Windows, I get two
> directories:
>
> C:\Program Files\erl5.9.2\bin
> C:\Program Files\erl5.9.2\erts-5.9.2\bin
>
> both containing erl.exe, etc.
>
> However, when I install the 64 bit version, I only get the latter one. This
> is somewhat annoying, since the registry key:
>
> HKLM\SOFTWARE\Ericsson\Erlang\5.9.2
>
> points to C:\Program Files\erl5.9.2. We've been assuming (in the RabbitMQ
> Windows installer) that we can just stick a "\bin" on the end of that and
> find erl.exe.
>
> So is this a mistake in the build of the 64 bit binary, is there some
> subtlety that I'm not understanding, or what? How should I locate erl.exe?
>
> Cheers, Simon
>
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> Simon MacMullen
> RabbitMQ, VMware
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