[erlang-questions] reltool not copying erl_interface

Jesse Gumm gumm@REDACTED
Wed Dec 7 21:42:59 CET 2011

Thanks Hakan for the direction.

I'd be happy to take a crack at it.


2011/12/5 Håkan Mattsson <hm@REDACTED>:
> There are several possible solutions to this:
> - Add ebin-directories to erl_interface and jinterface in order to make
>  reltool think that these "non-Erlang" applications also are Erlang
>  applications. Do also add an .app file in order to avoid reltool warnings.
> - Change reltool_server:app_dirs2/3 so directories that are lacking the
>  ebin sub directory also will be regarded as applications. The reltool
>  warning for missing .app-files should be suppressed if the ebin-directory
>  is missing.
> - Add an extra OverrideSpec argument to reltool:eval_target_spec/3 and
>  reltool:create_target/2. The new argument should be a target_spec()
>  that overrides parts of the ordinary TargetSpec. Such an OverrideSpec
>  argument could then be used to copy extra files that reltool normally
>  would not include in the generated target.
> Any takers for a contribution?
> /Håkan
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 10:05 PM, Jesse Gumm <sigmastar@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> This is a followup to a post I made a few months ago[1], which was
>> probably too and meandering for anyone to read (I struggle with
>> brevity).
>> The short version is that for the life of me, I cannot find a way to
>> force the erl_interface dir to get copied with reltool.
>> There are reltool options for forcing an app to get copied, but
>> erl_interface isn't an app (ie, doesn't have a .app file).
>> Anyone have any thoughts on this?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> -Jesse
>> [1] http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2011-October/061923.html
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