[erlang-questions] Slimmed down version

Motiejus Jakštys desired.mta@REDACTED
Wed Feb 6 16:07:30 CET 2013

On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Vasileios Anagnostopoulos
<fithis2001@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi,
> Erlang/OTP is a big package to download and build. Is there any option to
> provide a slimmed down version? Only the bare minimum?
> I think that OTP must become more modular and rely on an external package
> system.

There is a mechanism for that in debian/ubuntu:

motiejus@REDACTED:~$ apt-get install -s erlang-base
NOTE: This is only a simulation!
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  erlang-crypto erlang-syntax-tools libsctp1 lksctp-tools
Suggested packages:
  erlang-tools erlang erlang-manpages erlang-doc
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  erlang-base erlang-crypto erlang-syntax-tools libsctp1 lksctp-tools
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 10 not upgraded.
Inst erlang-base (1:14.b.4-dfsg-1ubuntu1 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Inst erlang-crypto (1:14.b.4-dfsg-1ubuntu1 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Inst erlang-syntax-tools (1:14.b.4-dfsg-1ubuntu1 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Inst libsctp1 (1.0.11+dfsg-2 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Inst lksctp-tools (1.0.11+dfsg-2 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Conf erlang-base (1:14.b.4-dfsg-1ubuntu1 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Conf erlang-crypto (1:14.b.4-dfsg-1ubuntu1 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Conf erlang-syntax-tools (1:14.b.4-dfsg-1ubuntu1 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Conf libsctp1 (1.0.11+dfsg-2 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])
Conf lksctp-tools (1.0.11+dfsg-2 Ubuntu:12.04/precise [amd64])

which looks quite minimal to me.

Motiejus Jakštys

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