Well, it depends on what OS you are running. Saying that, I mean NOT building the source code.
Just download the binaries from Erlang website and run the exe file
apt-get is your friend, just do
sudo apt-get install erlang.
I installed MacPorts and did
sudo port install erlang, and it works!
This is a bit tricky as I can’t find any official Sun package for Erlang, you have to either compile from source or follow these instructions:
- Determine Solaris version and machine type (sparx or i386)
- Go to the corresponding folder in http://www.iforceready.it/pub/csw/stable , or other mirrors
- Download the following packages
- Unzip and install them in the above order
sudo pkgadd -d <<package name >>
- And the path to erl is