[erlang-questions] Porint erlang on rumpkernel

Alexey Lebedeff <>
Thu Sep 3 10:52:22 CEST 2015


Hi Neeraj,

You could look into https://github.com/erlang/otp/pull/815 for pure-erlang
empd.

Best,
Alexey


2015-09-02 22:46 GMT+03:00 Neeraj Sharma <>:

> I have completed the first phase of erlang on rumprun port.
>
> I have intentionally reverted all my changes (except one for the ssl
> build-script) in-line with the remove-till-you-cant-take-away philosophy
> and additionally avoid maintenance overhead. Having said that the second
> phase would see those changes though.
>
> At present there is no epmd, no smp, while it does have crypto and ssl. I
> was in the dilemma to go via ose way or *nix, but then the comment stating
> ose being unsupported made that choice a bit easier though not from porting
> point of view.
>
> https://www.freelists.org/post/rumpkernel-users/Erlang-on-rumprun
>
>
> -Neeraj
>
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Neeraj Sharma <
> > wrote:
>
>> Thanks Lukas and Motiejus.
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 2:26 PM, Motiejus Jakštys <>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 8:25 AM, Neeraj Sharma
>>> <> wrote:
>>> > Hi,
>>> >
>>> > I am trying to port erlang on rumpkernel and running into some issues.
>>> > RumpKernel do not have fork/execve, so there are some constraints.
>>> Please
>>> > note that I am new to erlang internals, so please be a bit more
>>> verbose.
>>>
>>> Hi, Neeraj,
>>>
>>> Erlang was recently ported to OSv, which also doesn't have fork(). Might
>>> help:
>>>
>>> * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tz1TWwc9KhQ
>>> * https://github.com/cloudius-systems/osv-apps/tree/master/erlang
>>>
>>> Good luck!
>>>
>>> Motiejus
>>>
>>
>>
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