[erlang-questions] Including erl_call in the release tarball

Loïc Hoguin <>
Tue Jan 8 13:25:33 CET 2013

On 01/08/2013 12:17 PM, Siri Hansen wrote:
> Hi Michael!
> 2013/1/4 Michał Ptaszek < <mailto:>>
>     PS: Nonetheless, it would be really nice to know if there is an easy
>     way to ship the original erl_call together with the release.
> I don't know if there is some rebar magic that can do this, but from the
> release_handler/reltool point of view it is, unfortunately, not possible
> to do this automatically by configuration. However, if you were to copy
> the file to the top level bin directory before creating the release I
> think it would work - unless you have archive filters (in your reltool
> config) preventing it.
> And we do have a ticket on reltool to make it possible to include
> non-otp applications - it just hasn't got the "right" priority yet :( A
> contribution would of course speed up the matter... :)

Isn't that what overlays are for?

Loïc Hoguin
Erlang Cowboy
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