[erlang-questions] Reltool anyone?
Sun Aug 17 18:37:16 CEST 2014
I always had the impression that the work on reltool was never
completed. A chapter on reltool could highlight the fact that the core
release tool that ships with Erlang [sic] is fubar, but I don't know
how much value that would be to readers.
The *only* release tool I've ever seen do anything useful - without
causing me to punch a wall - is relx. It's useful. It has traction. I
think it should get a chapter, somewhere.
On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Tristan Sloughter
> I'm pretty sure "counter intuitive" and "will make your struggle" are
> reltool's best known features.
> Which is why relx (https://github.com/erlware/relx) has been catching on :)
> On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Francesco Cesarini
> <francesco@REDACTED> wrote:
>> I was wrapping up the chapter on release handling for the OTP book and
>> never having used it before, decided to take a look at reltool. Is anyone
>> using it? I am finding it counter intuitive and struggling to see how it
>> simplifies the task of creating releases.
>> Feel free to reply to the list or ping me privately.
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