[erlang-questions] Erlang on Windows from USB

Giuseppe Luigi Punzi Ruiz glpunzi@REDACTED
Mon Nov 30 22:05:37 CET 2009

Hi Keneth,

Thanks a lot,

I will try tomorrow.

El 30/11/2009, a las 22:02, Kenneth Lundin escribió:

> Hi,
> From Erlang/OTP R13B02 the erl.ini file in the erl.5.7.x\bin directory
> is no longer necessary.
> If erl.ini exist it is used but if you remove it you can drop the file
> tree erl.5.7.x anywhere in the file system.
> I suggest that you install Erlang on an USB and then delete or rename
> the erl.ini file.
> After having done that you don't need any extra scripts, just start
> werl.exe or erl.exe no matter what
> drive -letter your USB is mounted to.
> /Kenneth, Erlang/OTP Ericsson
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Giuseppe Luigi Punzi
> <glpunzi@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> There are some way, to use erlang from an USB? I, and a friend, we  
>> have
>> a machine where we can't do installations. We need a "portable"  
>> erlang
>> to develop.
>> I installed on a WinXP box. Copied the erlang entire folder to my  
>> USB,
>> and tried to run in from other WinXP machine. I updated the paths in
>> "erl.5.7.4\bin\erl.ini" but, when try to run "erl.5.7.4\bin\erl.exe"
>> gives me an error:
>> "G:\Desarrollo\erl5.7.4\bin\erl.exe
>> The aplication couldn't be started because it's configuration is
>> incorrect. Reinstall the application could solve the problem"
>> In the ini file, I updated the paths with double slash "\\".
>> Cheers, and thanks.

Giuseppe Luigi Punzi Ruiz
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