Re: many packages FTBFS, if $TAPE is set
"Sergei Golovan" <email@example.com> writes:
> Erlang compiler reads $HOME/.erlang if it exists. It's contents may
> have impact on the package. If the compiler cannot read $HOME it
> reports an ugly error message (though it still works). But an
> additional tool which is used in wings3d crashes if it cannot read
> $HOME. So, setting HOME to something like $(CURDIR)/debian makes
> package buildable and consistent (it doesn't depend on $HOME/.erlang
> So, I think that at least for erlang-based packages it's better to
> redefine HOME environment varibles. Is there a better solution?
Doesn't the Erlang compiler support a command-line flag that suppresses
that behavior? And if not, wouldn't that be useful to add?
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>