Reltool is a release management tool. It analyses a given Erlang/OTP installation and determines various dependencies between applications. The graphical frontend depicts the dependencies and enables interactive customization of a target system. The backend provides a batch interface for generation of customized target systems.
This manual describes the Reltool application, as a component of the Erlang/Open Telecom Platform development environment. It is assumed that the reader is familiar with the Erlang Development Environment, which is described in a separate User's Guide.
The following prerequisites is required for understanding the material in the Reltool User's Guide:
familiarity with Erlang/OTP system principles and Erlang/OTP design principles
The application requires Erlang/OTP release R13B02 or later.
In addition to this introductory chapter, the Reltool User's Guide contains the following chapters:
Chapter 2: "Usage" describes the architecture and typical usage of the application.
Chapter 3: "Examples" gives some usage examples
Refer to the following documentation for more information about Reltool and about the Erlang/OTP development system:
the Reference Manual of Reltool
the Erlang/OTP System Principles
the Erlang/OTP Design Principles
Programming Erlang: Software for a Concurrent World (2007), Pragmatic Bookshelf, ISBN13: 9781934356005.