[erlang-questions] stdapp.mk - yet another Makefile for Erlang apps

Dmitry Demeshchuk <>
Mon Feb 17 23:53:24 CET 2014


Loïc mentioned he was working on specing out erlang.mk v1.0. Might be worth
running such a sprint before he finishes :)


On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Garrett Smith <> wrote:

> Can we do an EUC or San Fran sprint-to-unite-all-Erlang-makefiles?
>
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 4:08 PM, Richard Carlsson
> <> wrote:
> > I recently gave our build system a complete overhaul, and in the process
> > created a generic GNU Makefile for building Erlang applications. (Yes, I
> > took a quick look at erlang.mk, but it does a lot of stuff that we don't
> > currently need, and doesn't do certain things we did need.)
> >
> >     https://github.com/richcarl/stdapp.mk
> >
> > It currently only has rules for building, not for making releases or
> > fetching application dependencies.
> >
> > We build some 200+ applications using this file (driven from a top-level
> > Makefile). Only 10-15% of those apps need any additional build rules.
> > External apps that we build include lager, nitrogen_core, yaws, erlguten
> and
> > many other.
> >
> > Design goals have been to keep it straightforward, avoiding too much use
> of
> > GNU magic and trying to make it possible to reuse at least parts of it
> with
> > a non-GNU make. It currently needs gawk, though.
> >
> > MIT License, so feel free to use as-is or rip out whatever parts you may
> > find useful. Feedback/improvements welcome.
> >
> >     /Richard
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Best regards,
Dmitry Demeshchuk
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