[erlang-questions] Reltool anyone?

Tristan Sloughter <>
Mon Aug 18 16:47:17 CEST 2014


You can use overrides for where to include apps from. So if you have the
app built for another platform you can tell relx where it is.

Relx is only a release and target system builder, so it just assembles what
you give it.


On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 9:46 AM, Dmitry Kolesnikov <>
wrote:

> what about building ports and drivers?
>
> - D.
>
> On 18 Aug 2014, at 17:44, Tristan Sloughter <>
> wrote:
>
> Yea, same way as reltool basically.
>
> The include_erts config option takes either true, false or a path to the
> location of the erts to include:
>
> {include_erts, "/path/to/alternate/erlang"}.
>
>
> https://github.com/erlware/relx/wiki/configuration
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 9:41 AM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
>
>> Hijacking this thread, can relx build releases for different target
>> platforms? Like being on Linux and building OSX and Windows releases?
>>
>>
>> On 08/18/2014 04:29 PM, Dmitry Kolesnikov wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I am sharing your sarcasm… however, these tools fulfils my requirments
>>> (defined in previous email).
>>> If you know a better solution to address them, I’d be glad to look on it.
>>>
>>> - Dmitry
>>>
>>>
>>> On 18 Aug 2014, at 16:07, Tristan Sloughter <
>>> <mailto:>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>     I found reltool + rebar + Makefile is perfect approach to address
>>>>     those requirements. These tools gives you enough customisation
>>>>     power with very simple semantic.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I never thought I'd see the word perfect and rebar, reltool or
>>>> Makefile in the same sentence :)
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> --
>> Loïc Hoguin
>> http://ninenines.eu
>>
>
>
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