[erlang-questions] Cross-compiling tests with quoted ENV vars

Lukas Larsson <>
Mon Sep 23 17:40:03 CEST 2013


Hello,

On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Matt Lewandowsky <>wrote:

>
> It appears to use OsType extensively, which wouldn't be much of a problem
> so far except for the fact that my target system doesn't use -lpthread for
> POSIX threads. I can't just add a new case there because since because I'm
> cross-compiling from Linux for not-Linux, it will always match the {unix,_}
> case. I'm not finding any way to actually determine the cross-compilation
> OS type there. I expect this is more of not quite understanding just how
> the pieces of the cross compile support are supposed to mesh with the tests
> than anything else.
>

I think you should be able to specify an os by directly calling
ts_install:install/2 instead of going through ts:install/1. As you noticed,
all of ts_install and friends have only been "ported" to work with
unix/win32, so you will have to add a few clauses for any new operating
system.

Lukas
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