[erlang-questions] [ANN] erlang.mk build tool

Steve Strong <>
Fri Aug 16 16:44:07 CEST 2013


Was guessing that was the answer - I'll give it a go...  

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On Friday, 16 August 2013 at 16:42, Loïc Hoguin wrote:

> Well I'm sure if you create a base Makefile (without erlang.mk) that  
> exports DEPS_DIR and then call $(MAKE) on all folders in /apps (which  
> would themselves contain Makefiles that use erlang.mk), it would work  
> just fine. You can still keep only one erlang.mk in your repos and use  
> include ../../erlang.mk instead for example.
>  
> But know that this folder structure is a rebar thing and not standard  
> (just like /deps you'll say, but that one is insanely useful regardless  
> of the project structure otherwise).
>  
> On 08/16/2013 02:27 PM, Steve Strong wrote:
> > Looks good - I like simple! Quick question, does it support multiple
> > applications, for example a project laid out as:
> >  
> > /proj
> > /deps
> > /stuff
> >  
> > /apps
> > /app1
> > /app2
> >  
> > Most of our stuff is in that form, with shared dependencies between the
> > various apps. Rebar is quite happy with that format, but I can't see
> > how to persuade erlang.mk to handle that.
> >  
> > Cheers,
> >  
> > Steve
> >  
> > --
> > Steve Strong
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> >  
> > On Thursday, 15 August 2013 at 16:19, Loïc Hoguin wrote:
> >  
> > > Hello friendly people,
> > >  
> > > I would like to make an official announcement of erlang.mk now that all
> > > the features I wanted are in.
> > >  
> > > erlang.mk is a rebar replacement. It was initially created for allowing
> > > a faster development process than rebar and for better compatibility
> > > with Linux build tools. It should work on Linux and OSX with GNU Make
> > > installed.
> > >  
> > > Projects using erlang.mk are still compatible with rebar. Dependencies
> > > fetched by rebar are stored in the same deps/ directory, and projects
> > > using erlang.mk can still be used as rebar dependencies, with or without
> > > a rebar.config file.
> > >  
> > > erlang.mk also features a simple package index. Try `make pkg-list` to
> > > list all packages currently available. All the packages listed are
> > > compatible with erlang.mk with no tweaking required.
> > >  
> > > Makefiles written with erlang.mk are *VERY* simple, here are two examples:
> > >  
> > > * https://github.com/extend/farwest/blob/master/Makefile
> > > * https://github.com/extend/cowboy/blob/master/Makefile
> > >  
> > > I wrote about erlang.mk and relx recently on the Nine Nines blog.
> > > erlang.mk is the perfect companion to relx.
> > >  
> > > * http://ninenines.eu/articles/erlang.mk-and-relx
> > >  
> > > Here are examples of projects that are using and compatible with
> > > erlang.mk:
> > >  
> > > * https://github.com/jlouis/etorrent
> > > * https://github.com/extend/cowboy
> > > * https://github.com/extend/farwest
> > >  
> > > You can find erlang.mk at the following URL:
> > >  
> > > * https://github.com/extend/erlang.mk
> > >  
> > > Contributions to the package index are of course welcome! The only
> > > requirement is that the package is to be compatible with erlang.mk
> > > itself. Just send a PR to the erlang.mk project updating the
> > > packages.v1.txt!
> > >  
> > > Enjoy!
> > >  
> > > --
> > > Loïc Hoguin
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> > > http://ninenines.eu
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