[erlang-questions] rebar3 dependencies

Michael Truog <>
Sat Mar 19 03:35:49 CET 2016


On 03/18/2016 07:03 PM, Eric Meadows-Jönsson wrote:
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>     Yes, what I am talking about is having all the source code dependencies at a known state.
>     hex attempts to do this, but as you mentioned, is unable to be hosted privately and the public
>     hex site may go down at anytime for any length of time.
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> You can host Hex privately, there is nothing prohibiting you from hosting your own Hex repo or mirroring Hex.pm.

While this may be possible, it is undocumented functionality, so it doesn't exist in a useable way.
The same was true of sinan/faxien in the past.

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> On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 2:37 AM, Michael Truog < <mailto:>> wrote:
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>     On 03/18/2016 05:58 PM, Tristan Sloughter wrote:
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>>         You appear to be avoiding the topic of putting all the source code dependencies into a single repository and having them work with rebar3.
>>
>>     I think it is unnecessary and poor form. Especially if you application is public and others want to depend on it.
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>     While your opinion is that the approach is "bad", I see it as required for
>     stable and repeatable builds.  So we reach an impasse where it appears that
>     rebar3 is not meant to support this, unless by chance without it
>     intentionally being a use-case, which is unfortunate.
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