How To Install Elixir on macOS Catalina 10.15.7

Published on 22 November 2020 12:00 AM
  1. Git clone the ASDF repo
git clone ~/.asdf --branch v0.8.0
  1. Add the following line to your ZSH config file ~/.zshrc
. $HOME/.asdf/
  1. Restart ZSH config
source ~/.zshrc
  1. Install ASDF plugins
asdf plugin add erlang
asdf plugin add elxir
  1. Install Elixir and Erlang manage versions
asdf install elixir latest
asdf install erlang latest

Possible errors

At the moment of writing this, I had macOS Catalina 10.15.7 and received the following error:

Unable to install on macOS: 'in6addr_any' follows non-static declaration

Here is how to fix it according to this Source

export CFLAGS="-O2 -g -fno-stack-check -Wno-error=implicit-function-declaration"
asdf install erlang 23.0.3