[erlang-questions] maint branch failed to build on osx

Leo Liu <>
Tue Sep 13 14:29:38 CEST 2016

On 2016-09-13 10:30 +0000, Dmytro Lytovchenko wrote:
> Well, sometimes it happens that even git clean -fx doesn't return sources
> to the initial state. So there is something tricky happening under
> git-ignored paths, so I believe. Also the build output is spread in
> multiple tmp directories + source directories, some of them are under
> gitignore and some other are not.
> There are flaws in this scheme of things, and i've made my attempts to fix
> the problem with CMake project. Though it is in early stage and is only
> able to build emulator and helper binaries.

The error message doesn't tell much about what is wrong besides:

  make[2]: *** No rule to make target `opt'.  Stop.

On 2016-09-13 12:01 +0200, Björn Gustavsson wrote:
> I can't reproduce your problem. I used the same command line (except
> for the location of the ssl library) as you.
> Use "git clean -dxf" or build in a newly cloned repository as
> suggested by Dmytro Lytovchenko.
> /Bjorn

I did "git clean -dxf" and rebuilt and succeeded. Thanks to all for the


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