[erlang-questions] OTP R16A has been released

Björn-Egil Dahlberg <>
Fri Feb 1 18:43:24 CET 2013


"stand alone" apps with there own configure.
These used to be links, but cannot be links anymore.
We didn't want their macros to deviate.

I utterly hate this too.


2013/2/1 Kostis Sagonas <>

> On 02/01/2013 01:05 PM, Anthony Ramine wrote:
>
>> IMHO these two files shouldn't even be versioned. There are some stuff in
>> the OTP build process that makes me cry, like how there are 4 identical
>> aclocal.m4 files in 4 different directories when there could be only one
>> either at the repository root or in erts/automake/ so that erts can be
>> built standalone.
>>
>
> You are very kind in your words... ;)
>
> There are actually 6 of them, not just 4, all identical!
>
> :~/HiPE/**otp$ wc `find . -name aclocal.m4`
>   1905   5931  61331 ./lib/megaco/aclocal.m4
>   1905   5931  61331 ./lib/wx/aclocal.m4
>   1905   5931  61331 ./lib/erl_interface/aclocal.m4
>   1905   5931  61331 ./lib/odbc/aclocal.m4
>   1905   5931  61331 ./aclocal.m4
>   1905   5931  61331 ./erts/aclocal.m4
>
> For what's worth, I second your suggestions.
>
> Cheers,
> Kostis
>
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