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

Lukas Larsson <>
Tue Sep 18 15:13:04 CEST 2012


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
>>>
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>
>
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