[erlang-bugs] Erlang on Windows NT4

Toby Thain <>
Mon Jul 14 19:22:03 CEST 2008


On 14-Jul-08, at 6:35 AM, Sebastian Egner wrote:

> ...
>      *Are there any plans to support Windows NT4 again in the future?*
>
> Let me briefly explain the background of this question: ...
> software with severe Microsoft lock-in for interpreting their
> experimental data.

You certainly have my sympathy.

>
> Now if R11B-5 will be the last version to support Windows NT4, we  
> have a
> very serious problem with
> Erlang/OTP---in particular, because two significant bugs ('ic'
> generating unusable code and Erlinterface
> not being able to communicate 0.0 correctly) that I had reported in
> R11B-5 are only fixed in R12B,
> which came out 5-Dec-2007 and doesn't run on NT4 anymore (as I was
> surprised to learn today).
>
> What advice would you give me on this situation?

Paid support should achieve what you need?

--Toby

>
> Sebastian
>



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