[rabbitmq-discuss] Erlang requirement in RabbitMQ
jkuch at gopivotal.com
Fri Oct 18 23:22:21 BST 2013
On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 3:04 PM, ranjitiyer <ranjitiyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I realize this is a RabbitMQ forum and I have an Erlang question.
> We build a COTS product and are considering including RabbitMQ as our
> messaging system. We can't expect our customers to install Erlang as a
> requirement and so we must bundle it with our software. I haven't found a
> Zip version of Erlang OTP for Windows and so I was wondering what my
> 1. Include the Erlang Installer and run it as part of our product
> 2. Zip up the Erlang dir structure and have the installer Unzip it on the
> customer's machine.
> We like RabbitMQ but feel the Erlang requirement complicates the
> setup/installer story. Any insights are appreciated
You may want to lean more toward 1 than 2. The Erlang install on Windows
leaves some stuff in the registry you're not likely to get by just
unzipping the directories it ends up in. Whether you can live without
those or not, I'm not sure. Maybe.
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