multi platform support into standard Erlang packaging

Bengt Kleberg bengt.kleberg@REDACTED
Thu Jul 6 13:42:05 CEST 2006

On 2006-07-01 10:14, Christophe Romain wrote:
> Wouldn't it be nice to define a generic and standard location for priv 
> things that allow to have many platforms into the same priv directory ?
> example:
> myapp-1.0/
>     src/
>     include/
>     ebin/
>     priv/
>         lib/linux-x86/
>         lib/darwin-powerpc/
>         lib/windows/
>         bin/windows/

how about
for the special case of a single computer installation (no network 
export/mounting) it could then be possible to link 
myapp-1.0/priv/linux-x86/lib/* to myapp-1.0/priv/lib/*
which is backwards compatible.

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