[erlang-questions] what is overlay?
Jesper Louis Andersen
Wed Nov 27 11:27:19 CET 2013
Overlays allow you to do work on the release after it has been created:
* create directories
* copy files into the release
* instantiate templates with parameters (M4 macros, reinvented)
It is usually used to make a software package complete with configuration
files, directories, ... and so on.
On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 8:09 PM, akonsu <> wrote:
> could someone please explain what a rebar/reltool overlay is and how I can
> use them? I tried searching on the web but found no comprehensible
> information about it...
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