I’m on Ubuntu Wily, and I was trying to install the
erlang-dev package to use
HTTPoison. The problem though was that APT wanted to downgrade Erlang to an
older version (16.0), in order to resolve some conflicts. This was obviously
undesirable, so I set out to investigate.
It turns out that, at least for Wily, the entry in
/etc/apt/sources.list.d/erlang-solutions.list added by the
package is incorrect.
deb http://binaries.erlang-solutions.com/debian squeeze contrib,
whereas the official instructions say you should have
deb http://packages.erlang-solutions.com/ubuntu wily contrib.
As soon as I change that, the problem was solved.
- Uninstall the
- Add the repo manually in
- Install packages