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Elixir exrm release crashes on eredis start_link

I'm fairly new to Elixir and this is the first app that I'm attempting to release using exrm. My app interacts with a Redis database for consuming jobs from a queue (using exq), and also stores results of processed jobs in Redis using eredis. My app works perfectly when I...

When to use compile-only dependencies in Elixir

When would it be appropriate to specify a dependency only in deps in my mix.exs and not as a runtime dependency in applications? I thought that applications are actual applications that need to be started before my own application can be started, but I run into a problem where exrm...