This isn’t a critique, but rather just a genuine question.
By cross platform releases, I mean being able to run mix release and have it spit out something that could be run on multiple platforms. As things stand now, generally we need to run mix release on an os/architecture that matches where it’ll be deployed.
I tried searching around for some solid info on whether this is an actual goal of Elixir and if it’s being worked on. The results were pretty vague, but the feeling I got was that it’s not impossible, but no one is really working on it and that there wasn’t a lot of interest in it. I’m hoping to get a cohesive answer for this that people can find when they look for the answer in the future.
I’m interested to know:
What people on the core team are expecting in the future regarding cross platform releases, and how they feel about it in general.
How everyone else feels in the community feels about it.