[erlang-questions] Rebar issues

Lee Sylvester <>
Thu Mar 14 14:04:30 CET 2013


Hi Zabrane,

Yes, I'd like to learn Rebar.  I've been using the first link you provided as a guide to getting started.  The second link I also know of.

Regards,
Lee


On 14 Mar 2013, at 13:01, Zabrane Mickael <> wrote:

> Lee, 
> 
> What do you want to do:
> 
> 1. simply compile a pure Erlang project?
> 2. or your project needs a Linkedin driver?
> 3. want to learn rebar?
> 
> In cases 1/2, "rebar" isn't needed at all and a simple Makefile/EMakefile will do the job.
> 
> For case 3, have a look to (Google is your friend too):
> http://skeptomai.com/?p=56
> http://alancastro.org/2010/05/01/erlang-application-management-with-rebar.html
> 
> Let me now.
> 
> Regards,
> Zabrane
> 
> On Mar 14, 2013, at 1:55 PM, Lee Sylvester wrote:
> 
>> Hi Vincent,
>> 
>> Thank you for your reply.
>> 
>> 1. I downloaded Rebar from the Basho repository on GitHub
>> 2. rebar --version outputs "rebar 2.1.0-pre R16A 20130313_161755 No VCS info available."
>> 3. I compiled Rebar using the bootstrap script
>> 4. Rebar works when using rebar compile, rebar clean and rebar create-node.  However, it only works if I copy the priv directory into the directory I'm making the call from, first.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Lee
>> 
>> 
>> On 14 Mar 2013, at 12:48, Vincent Siliakus <> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Lee,
>>> 
>>> More info is needed to understand what the cause of the problem is.
>>> 
>>> - Where / what version did you download.
>>> - How did you compile rebar
>>> - With what parameters did you try to run rebar?
>>> 
>>> Anyway, I've never experienced problems with rebar when following the build instructions on github:
>>> 
>>> $ git clone git://github.com/rebar/rebar.git
>>> $ cd rebar
>>> $ ./bootstrap
>>> Recompile: src/getopt
>>> ...
>>> Recompile: src/rebar_utils
>>> ==> rebar (compile)
>>> Congratulations! You now have a self-contained script called "rebar" in
>>> your current working directory. Place this script anywhere in your path
>>> and you can use rebar to build OTP-compliant apps.
>>> 
>>> Best, Vincent
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Op woensdag 13 maart 2013 17:27:13 UTC+1 schreef Lee Sylvester het volgende:
>>> Hi guys, 
>>> 
>>> I've downloaded Rebar and compiled it ready for use, but whenever I copy it to my project directories and run it, I get the error: 
>>> 
>>> ERROR: Template simplenode not found. 
>>> 
>>> If I copy the priv directory to the directory I'm calling Rebar from, then it works fine, but I don't want to keep having to drag that around.  What should I really be doing? 
>>> 
>>> Thanks, 
>>> Lee 
>>> 
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