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Running elixir 1.8.1 on amazon linux

Script

#!/bin/bash

yum install ncurses-devel openssl-devel -y
yum groupinstall "Development Tools" -y

cd /tmp
wget "http://erlang.org/download/otp_src_21.3.tar.gz" -O otp21.tar.gz
tar xfz otp21.tar.gz
cd otp_src_21.3/
./configure
make && make install

cd /tmp
wget "https://github.com/elixir-lang/elixir/archive/v1.8.1.tar.gz"
tar xfz v1.8.1.tar.gz
cd elixir-1.8.1/
export PATH="${PATH}:/usr/local/bin"
make && make install

mix local.hex --force
mix local.rebar --force

Step-by-step Process

pre-install

yum install ncurses-devel openssl-devel

install erlang

wget "http://erlang.org/download/otp_src_21.3.tar.gz" -O otp21.tar.gz
tar xfz otp21.tar.gz
cd otp_src_21.3/
./configure
make && make install

install elixir

cd ..
wget "https://github.com/elixir-lang/elixir/archive/v1.8.1.tar.gz"
tar xfz v1.8.1.tar.gz
cd elixir-1.8.1/
export PATH="${PATH}:/usr/local/bin"
make && make install

install deps

mix local.hex --force
mix local.rebar --force
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gmodarelli commented Jul 11, 2018

I had to change the following to make it work for me:

install erlang

sudo yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
...
make && sudo make install

install elixir

...
sudo make install -e PATH="${PATH}:/usr/local/bin"
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