[erlang-questions] Elixir from Erlang

Igor Clark igor.clark@REDACTED
Fri Mar 1 15:54:06 CET 2019

Thanks Roger. I have quite a lot of rebar3 projects and have got used to using it - I'd like to try to continue using that to build if possible. Will try mix or erlang.mk if I can't get anywhere with that.

> On 1 Mar 2019, at 14:18, Roger Lipscombe <roger@REDACTED> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Mar 2019 at 10:26, Igor Clark <igor.clark@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Is that right, or am I missing something? Is there a way to do this? Are there language-level reasons or extensions which mean this isn’t possible anyway? If not, what would be involved? Would it be possible for rebar3 to support this, so that erlang projects could just include elixir libraries as deps?
> Or you could use mix for compiling your Erlang project, at which point
> you get access to both sets of deps. Note, however, that there's an
> outstanding problem with running eunit tests from mix that we never
> managed to nail down properly.
> Or or you could compile your project with erlang.mk, which also
> supports hex.pm dependencies and can compile Elixir with a plugin.

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