[erlang-questions] Building source, html and man .tar.gz files from github?

Taras Halturin halturin@REDACTED
Mon Jun 26 20:51:37 CEST 2017

Hi Anthony!

There is useful tool to build Erlang from source -

On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 9:44 PM, <anthonym@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been building RPMs from the tar balls released on the
> erlang.org/downloads page for sometime, and the process has been working
> fine.  I tweak a couple lines of my .spec file, type make and about 5
> minutes later get an rpm.
> However, I'd like to be able to get minor releases for which the .tar.gz
> files are not placed on the website.  Ideally, I'd like to do something
> like
> % git clone git@REDACTED:erlang/otp.git
> % cd otp
> % ./otp_build autoconf
> % ./configure
> % make dist
> but that does not seem to be supported (which was a little confusing
> because normally you get all those targets for free when using GNU
> autotools, but I think that might be added by automake which does not
> appear to be used).
> I looked through the documents to see if there was any instructions for
> making those .tar.gz files, but did not see any.
> I'll probably just try to modify my scripts and .spec files to skip the
> extract from tarball step, but was wondering if there is a way to get
> those .tar.gz files for the source, html and man pages via the current
> build system?
> Thanks,
> -Anthony
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Best Regards.
Taras Halturin
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