[erlang-questions] Erlang package manager

Mark Nijhof mark.nijhof@REDACTED
Sun Jan 4 12:05:54 CET 2015

Exactly what I mean, also if the PM would be used for building releases as
well then a version conflict would be really painful. I.e. Making a release
that embeds OTP 15 from a PM that is embedded in OTP 17 sounds like a

On Sunday, January 4, 2015, Vlad Dumitrescu <vladdu55@REDACTED> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Tuncer Ayaz <tuncer.ayaz@REDACTED
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','tuncer.ayaz@REDACTED');>> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 3, 2015 at 6:58 PM, Mark Nijhof wrote:
>> > Actually how would you manage packages for older apps running on
>> > anything then latest?
>> I don't understand the problem you're describing, and what it has to
>> do with how the PM is distributed.
> I'm not sure if this is what Mark means, but if the PM is not a separate
> executable/script/escript from erl, then if I use Erlang 17 or earlier, it
> won't be easily available. A separate script can be made available
> independently of the OTP releases, for the benefit of legacy applications.
> best regards,
> Vlad

Mark Nijhof
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