[erlang-bugs] Erlang on Windows NT4

doug mansell <>
Tue Jul 15 23:13:08 CEST 2008


Related to Sebastian's observations;  the docs on embedded systems
need updating too:


is still referring to NT 4 sp4 as the minimum Windows platform.


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 11:35 AM, Sebastian Egner <> wrote:
> Hello,
> As the release notes for Erts 5.6.1 report under Section 1.4.1
> "Improvements and New Features",
> Windows NT4 is not supported any longer by Erlang/OTP, i.e. from R12B incl.
> Indeed, trying to install Erlang/OTP R12B-3 on a Windows-NT4 system reports:
>    "The procedure entry point GetLongPathNameW could not be located in
> the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll",
> without any indication that this Windows OS is not supported, and no
> Erlang VM can be run.

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