[erlang-questions] Customizing Beam Build

Dmitry Kolesnikov <>
Mon Sep 25 21:38:30 CEST 2017

> On 25 Sep 2017, at 22.32, Tristan Sloughter <> wrote:
> may be solved simply with existing tools like makeself


There are not issue to package Erlang release to tarball and then to self-extractable archive. This is what I am doing on daily basic. I am trying to understand why community rejects this approach and targets some complex tooling? Is this because of Windows platform support or escripts? Or something else?

- Dmitry
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