[rabbitmq-discuss] esl-erlang support from rpms

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Mar 4 13:26:42 GMT 2013

Fab, thank you!

I have updated http://www.rabbitmq.com/install-rpm.html to suggest esl 
and this RPM as an alternative to EPEL.

Cheers, Simon

On 28/02/13 02:04, McIntosh Jason wrote:
> Sorry for the delayed response - been working to get my company to
> show some interest in the open source world as more than a "we can
> use these for free" and instead "we can join the community" ;)
> Anyways, I've posted source code and some RPM's here:
> https://github.com/jasonmcintosh/esl-erlang-compat
> Simon, I put you as a contributor on the project as well.  This is a
> pretty simple release - just creates a version file:
> /etc/esl-erlang-compat/version.txt
> That contains the supported version, and updates the RPM database to
> say we provide support.  I require esl-erlang R14B or newer, and
> provide erlang R14B as a result :)  I've got the source for
> everything and RPM's built.  Note, this is my first time trying to
> really do much with github, so I'm still learning how to setup stuff
> there but hopefully this is functional for people now.
> Jason
> On Feb 27, 2013, at 9:37 AM, Simon MacMullen wrote:
>> On 27/02/13 15:26, cbush wrote:
>>> Have you tried installing the RPM with the flag "--nodeps"?
>> Well, yes, that would work in the short term. But I like this quote
>> from the yum wiki:
>> "As a general rule if you find you cannot put the screw in the hole
>> with a screw driver you should not go get a hammer." -
>> http://yum.baseurl.org/wiki/NoDeps
>> In the end Jason wrote an adapter RPM which required "esl-erlang"
>> and provided "erlang" - Jason, did you get the chance to post that
>> anywhere?
>> Cheers, Simon
>> -- Simon MacMullen RabbitMQ, VMware

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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