[erlang-questions] Stuff that breaks when you move it

Robert Raschke rtrlists@REDACTED
Mon Aug 3 17:12:28 CEST 2009

I agree wholeheartedly, it would make so many things so much easier if you
can move stuff around without it breaking.

Interestingly enough, though, in terms of applications that are installed on
machines in an environment managed by an IT department, you very quickly
bounce against the "we need to know what's installed" problem. In a lot of
cases this actually means "we do not want to allow just random things to

In environments like that, having something that'll only work in exactly the
location it was (properly) installed, is a "good" thing. I don't think it is
necessarily the right way to solve that problem. But it's the currently
established one :-(


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