[erlang-questions] erlang.mk neotoma

Loïc Hoguin <>
Fri Mar 7 20:14:43 CET 2014


Nobody said they were *needed*. But people might use them and even may 
be required to use them to compile the C code that their port will talk to.

Rebar only works with the simplest of them. People that need more need 
to start writing a mess of hooks and yeah, blargh. Let's not do that.

On 03/07/2014 08:11 PM, Max Lapshin wrote:
> uh! Who said "autotools" ?
>
> Rebar doesn't need autotools to compile ports.
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 11:10 PM, Loïc Hoguin <
> <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>     We can't make any assumptions on how the C code will need to be
>     built. If we make assumptions then only the simplest ports/NIFs will
>     work. You may need autotools to run first for example. These can
>     create a Makefile in c_src/ and then erlang.mk <http://erlang.mk>
>     can directly call it. That's just one example of course.
>
>
>     On 03/07/2014 08:04 PM, Max Lapshin wrote:
>
>         why not to declare required ports in common makefile?
>         what for to have additional c_src/Makefile ?
>
>
>     --
>     Loïc Hoguin
>     http://ninenines.eu
>
>

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