Erlang and Java

Chad Perrin perrin at
Sat Sep 25 19:06:46 UTC 2010

On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 09:50:02AM -0700, Chip Camden wrote:
> Quoth Chad Perrin on Friday, 24 September 2010:
> > Does anyone know of a reason that installing lang/erlang would fail if a
> > java/diablo-jdk port failed to install?  Correct me if I'm wrong, but the
> > Erlang VM really should *not* depend on Java.  Right?
> Looking at the Makefile, it appears that WITHOUT_JAVA needs to be
> defined to avoid a dependency.
> Looks likle that option is part of the config.
> make rmconfig
> make install clean
> then make sure the first option is unchecked.

Hmm.  This did not come up in any configuration screens when I used
portinstall to try installing it, as far as I recall.  Annoying.

Thanks.  It seems to be working now.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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