The update R8B-2 is released

Kent Boortz <>
Thu Aug 8 17:00:20 CEST 2002


Bug fix release     : otp_src_R8B-2
Build from snapshot : 20020807

This is a bug fix release R8B-2. You can download the full source
distribution or the patch that take R8B-1 up to R8B-2.

  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R8B-2.tar.gz
  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R8B-1to2.patch.gz

The bug fixes and improvements in this release is described in the
release notes

    http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R8B-2.readme

If you have access to the Ericsson intranet you can find the same files at

  http://erlang.ericsson.se/opensource/download/

Note that to unpack the TAR archive you need a GNU TAR compatible
program. For example on MacOS X you need to use the 'gnutar' command,
you can't use the 'tar' command or StuffIt to unpack the sources.

To patch the previos release "otp_src_R8B-1" you use a patch program
that understand the "unified" patch format and do

  % cd otp_src_R8B-X
  % gzip -dc /location/of/patch/file/otp_src_R8B-1to2.patch.gz | patch -p1

For installation instructions please read the README that is part of
the distribution.

There is no support for building a Windows version from source.
The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from

  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_R8B-2.exe

The documentation at http://www.erlang.org will be updated. You can
also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual files

  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_html_R8B-2.tar.gz
  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_man_R8B-2.tar.gz

For some OTP applications there are more detailed release notes in the
HTML documentation.

We also want to thank those that sent us patches, suggestions and bug
reports,

The OTP Team



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