[erlang-questions] Arch Linux patches?

Aaron France <>
Thu Oct 31 22:40:06 CET 2013


Any tests I can run locally would be more than welcome.

Arch is a great distro to run, I just don't want mistruths being spread.


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 10:22 PM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:

> I know the Makefile doesn't seem to do anything but last I checked (been a
> while) I had better performance with the precompiled version compared to
> compiling with kerl (I'm not sure if I tried with manual compilation).
>
> I'll check again tomorrow.
>
>
> On 10/31/2013 10:04 PM, Aaron France wrote:
>
>> Demonstrably false.
>>
>> ArchLinux uses https://gist.github.com/**AeroNotix/7257133<https://gist.github.com/AeroNotix/7257133>this to build
>> it's package, no patches, no wicked switches, just a plain makefile.
>>
>> Aaron
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 9:51 PM, Olivier Boudeville
>> < <mailto:olivier.boudeville@**online.fr<>>>
>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hi,
>>
>>     I may be wrong but I think that, some time ago, someone (maybe
>>     Loďc?) mentioned incidentally in this mailing list that the Arch
>>
>>     Linux version of Erlang (obtained through pacman) was reported to
>>     be, at least in some cases, significantly more efficient than the
>>     stock, official version (the trouble is that I can't find that
>>     message from the list archives).
>>
>>     I was wondering if it had been confirmed, and, if yes, if there were
>>     some patches sent upstream by the Arch maintainers that could be
>>     fruitfully applied to the official sources?
>>
>>     Thanks for any information!
>>
>>     Cheers,
>>
>>     Olivier.
>>
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