[erlang-patches] What's cooking in erlang/otp (2011-09-01)

Henrik Nord <>
Thu Sep 1 16:51:36 CEST 2011


Make sure to check the updated wiki on github.


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[Graduated]

* fk/ref_manual_fix (otp) (2011-07-20) 1 commit
 + Fix non-existing function (erlang:disconnect/1) in distributed reference manual (da76dcc)

* fm/gen_tcp_udp_doc_packet_type (kernel) (2011-06-19) 1 commit
 + Fix type of Packet arg of gen_tcp:send/2 and gen_udp:send/4 (af89387)

* ft/fix_supervisor_temporary_restart (stdlib) (2011-08-03) 1 commit
 + fix supervisors restarting temporary children (4f9b938)

* ml/two-trivial-documentation-fixes (otp, stdlib) (2011-06-21) 1 commit
 + Fix trivial documentation errors (217f907)

* ms/epmd-fix-compiler-warnings (erts) (2011-06-03) 1 commit
 + epmd: fix compiler warnings (b5ff56d)

* pl/no_bat_files_none_win32 (observer, webtool) (2011-07-21) 1 commit
 + Do not install *.bat files on non-win32 machines (a863e97)

* rc/eunit-2.2.0 (eunit) (2011-07-18) 1 commit
 + Updated to EUnit version 2.2.0 (e70a2fd)

* rc/stdlib-edoc-fix (stdlib) (2011-08-18) 1 commit
 + fix broken edoc annotations (6a49d6d)

* rz/add_proplist_type (common_test, dialyzer, edoc, stdlib, test_server) (2011-05-22) 1 commit
 + Add a proplist() type (7d8a1f8)

* ta/configure-fdatasync (erts) (2011-06-13) 2 commits
 + Document fdatasync -lrt requirement (SunOS <= 5.10) (8f0f462)
 + Move fdatasync autoconf checks to proper place (8b579a2)

* ta/hipe_cleanup (hipe) (2011-07-05) 1 commit
 + Clean up hipe.hrl.src (Signed-off-by: Kostis) (aa1d02f)

* ta/teach_emacs_yecc_and_leex_compile (tools) (2011-07-03) 1 commit
 + Teach the emacs mode to compile yecc and leex files (7afd736)

* ta/wx-obsolete-guard (wx) (2011-06-28) 1 commit
 + wx: fix obsolete guard warning (list/1) (af61de4)

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[New topics]

* pg/fix-cover-leftover-down-msg (tools) (2011-08-29) 1 commit
 - [cover]fix leftover {'DOWN', ..} msg in callers queue (07e2860)

* sa/dialyzer-dev (dialyzer, hipe) (2011-01-30) 6 commits
 - Add origin information to #fun_var closures (4d9bf5c)
 - Suppress some warnings about generation of non-returning funs (45537dc)
 - Enhance Dialyzer's inference on comparisons (e7f7a30)
 - Fix infinite loop in dataflow (25b2e48)
 - Minor fix in dead code (ae96591)
 - Update r9c/{inets,mnesia} results in dialyzer's test suite (c68f922)

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[Stalled]

* nox/xmerl-namespace-axis (xmerl) (2010-12-07) 12 commits
 . Implement namespace axis (27d791f)
 . Add `#xmlPI` support to xmerl_xpath:write_node/1 (75e67f5)
 . Fix processing-instruction(name?) (f05e78b)
 . Fix path filters (610df56)
 . Support more top-level primary expressions (770d6d9)
 . Accumulate comments in element nodes (e5b6b3a)
 . Add `default_attrs` option (18584c5)
 . Allow whole documents to be returned (aef3dea)
 . Track parents and namespace in `#xmlAttribute` nodes (dc9b220)
 . Track parents in `#xmlPI` nodes (5095331)
 . Set `vsn` field in `#xmlDecl` record (d712331)
 . Fix namespace-conformance constraints (e062270)

Action expected from: R15

* pd/ttb-cleanup (observer, runtime_tools) (2011-08-25) 38 commits
 . Support for stopped and resumed tracing. (7e2c876)
 . More robust testing of tracing with 'local' option. (1924817)
 . Print path to logs dir unless nofetch option specified. (f7dc3bf)
 . Removed unused option to send realtime trace to erlide. (224f432)
 . Documented global state when applying formatting function to trace logs. (584eec8)
 . Test for: (BUGFIX) Error with ip tracing to wrap sets. (7f2123b)
 . Stop option 'return' changed to 'return_fetch_dir' (b610184)
 . update format function's description (e598660)
 . It is safe to change cwd on control node or remote nodes while tracing (2d319d3)
 . fixed documentation (4e3b8cc)
 . additional tests for ttb module (da2e84e)
 . new tests for ttb module (871839b)
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Action expected from: R15

* bw/efile_exists (erts) (2010-10-07) 1 commit
 - prim_file:exists/{1,2} which is lightweight file existence check (7203932)

Action expected from: Topic author

* fm/posix-fallocate (erts, kernel) (2011-04-15) 4 commits
 - Added missing surrounding if statement (5ec9fab)
 - Fixes to file:allocate/2 and respective tests (d0fb479)
 - Fix build on Solaris (9b8aecf)
 - Added file:allocate/2 (7554dbb)

Action expected from: Topic author

* jn/gen_stream (stdlib) (2011-04-15) 2 commits
 - Update gen_stream tests to conform with common_test standard (9f50d34)
 - Add gen_stream behaviour (3065e10)

Action expected from: OTP-Team

* ms/epmd-IPv6-node-reg (erts, kernel) (2011-06-03) 1 commit
 - epmd: support IPv6 node registration (5523b21)

Action expected from: R15

* sa/callback-attr (compiler, inets, kernel, orber, otp, stdlib) (2010-06-08) 8 commits
 - Add callback specs into 'application' module in kernel (4bca766)
 - Add callback specs to tftp module following internet documentation (bba649c)
 - Add callback specs to inets_service module following possibly deprecated comments (e41a958)
 - Add '-callback' attributes in stdlib's behaviours (d8d94c4)
 - Update primary bootstrap (199525a)
 - Update the documentation with information on the callback attribute (311a25f)
 - Automatically generate 'behaviour_info' function from '-callback' attributes (7c44f16)
 - Add '-callback' attribute to language syntax (e8336ff)

Action expected from: OTP-Team

* ta/typer-quote-atoms (hipe, typer) (2011-03-20) 1 commit
 - Quote atoms if necessary in types (254e21e)

Action expected from: Hipe-team reviewer

* hl/beam_disasm-no_attri_chunk (compiler) (2011-08-26) 2 commits
 - Add test suite for beam_disasm in compiler (63b3acf)
 - Fix error if no attributes chunk found in beam files (e0cca51)

Action expected from: Topic author

* pr/mnesia_frag_hash (mnesia) (2011-04-27) 2 commits
 - add mnesia_frag_hash test (1d6762d)
 - Reduce calls to phash in key_to_frag_number (67a20c0)

Action expected from: Topic author

* rc/epp-include-path-fix (stdlib) (2011-06-14) 1 commit
 - Make Erlang preprocessor check dir of current file first (b5d2469)

Action expected from: Topic author

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[Cooking]

* bg/temp-hipe-fixes (compiler, hipe, kernel) (2010-03-15) 6 commits
 - Avoid crash by skipping compilation_SUITE:on_load/1 (a8ea623)
 - Inline less aggressively for native-code compilation (1346686)
 - Crudely fix return type for the lists:key{search,find,member}/3 (c03a748)
 - seq_trace_SUITE: Don't native-compile (b8c17a9)
 - Disable native code if on_load is used (974ee4e)
 - andor_SUITE: Don't native-compile (86e4df8)

This branch contains temporary workarounds to avoid failing test
cases and is never intended to graduate.

* cr/md2-With-RSA-Encryption (crypto, public_key) (2011-08-06) 1 commit
 - support md2WithRSAEncryption certificates in public_key (0535da1)

* dc/fix_win32_static_crypto (crypto, erts) (2011-08-11) 1 commit
 - Fix win32 OpenSSL static linking broken in 20c9d6e (52230a4)

* fm/enif_is_number (erts) (2011-06-08) 1 commit
 - Add NIF function enif_is_number (8db78b0)

* fm/external_size_2 (erts, hipe) (2011-05-16) 1 commit
 - Add erlang:external_size/2 BIF (1b2cea3)

* hw/detect-cpus-on-irix (erts) (2011-06-07) 1 commit
 - Detect the available CPUs on IRIX (e68fde9)

* hw/ignore-empty-epmd-address (erts) (2011-07-13) 1 commit
 - Let epmd ignore empty ERL_EPMD_ADDRESS (32228c6)

* jw/release_handler_1 (sasl) (2011-06-09) 1 commit
 - General improvements to get_supervised_procs (abcd0fb)

* mp/xmerl-ucs2-fix (xmerl) (2011-08-25) 1 commit
 - Fixed xmerl_ucs UCS2 little endian en/decoding (374b029)

* ms/ei-int-overflow-in-string-atom-enc (erl_interface) (2011-06-06) 1 commit
 - ei: integer overflow in string/atom encoding (9cf9cde)

* rc/ftp-avoid-hanging (inets) (2010-08-25) 1 commit
 - Avoid hanging in socket-accept (cb7dfde)

* rc/remote-shell-completion (kernel) (2010-10-22) 1 commit
 - make tab completion work in remote shells (73d1959)

* ta/docs-fixes (common_test, cosFileTransfer, dialyzer, diameter, erts, hipe, ic, inets, kernel, otp, runtime_tools, ssl, stdlib, test_server, toolbar, tools, wx, xmerl) (2011-08-31) 17 commits
 - Fix more misspellings of compatibility (716fd41)
 - Fix misspelling of kept (3b7b509)
 - Fix misspelling of compatibility in ssl_basic_SUITE (b0a4cf4)
 - Fix misspelling of compatibility (4bd8f07)
 - Fix misspelling of accommodate (3d2b625)
 - Fix misspelling of exceed (c93eae8)
 - Fix misspelling of accidentally (5ad89f7)
 - Fix misspelling of erroneous in xmerl_xsd (5963237)
 - Fix misspelling of erroneous (4428847)
 - Fix misspelling of successful (7897415)
 - Fix typos in instrument(3) (80c0fb1)
 - Fix typos in dbg(3) (9617d46)
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* ta/erl_compile-dead-code (stdlib) (2011-08-19) 1 commit
 - Remove dead code in erl_compile (4c63d9d)

* ta/nif-variadic-funs (erts) (2011-05-13) 1 commit
 - erts: convert variadic nif funs into inline funs (9a1f9b6)

* ta/sendfile (erts, kernel) (2011-01-13) 1 commit
 - Implement file:sendfile (d2ad2e9)

* ta/werror (asn1, compiler, erts, parsetools, sasl) (2011-09-01) 15 commits
 - compiler, asn1 Makefiles: Use -Werror instead of +warnings_as_errors (d5b3407)
 - systools: add warnings_as_errors option (54fd64d)
 - asn1ct: add warnings_as_errors option (00127b8)
 - leex: optimize werror/1 (ba9553c)
 - yecc: optimize werror/1 (9735c11)
 - yecc: use more descriptive name: 'werror' (7d3e58c)
 - leex: use more descriptive name: 'werror' (cd1f08c)
 - compile: optimize werror/1 (585c20a)
 - compile: log warnings as errors if -Werror is enabled (8366321)
 - yecc: log warnings as errors if -Werror is enabled (6fa0895)
 - leex: log warnings as errors if -Werror is enabled (3fb7bc5)
 - yecc: honour -Werror passed from erlc (3c9faae)
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* tn/inet_drv-fix (erts) (2011-04-08) 1 commit
 - Use libdlpi to get physical address (e360563)

* va/http-win-dir-traversal (inets) (2011-08-26) 1 commit
 - Fix httpd directory traversal on Windows (a936795)

* va/httpd-typo-fix (inets) (2011-08-25) 1 commit
 - Typofix in httpd_file:handle_error message (8fcbeef)

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[Dropped]

* at/error_logger_calls (diameter, inets, ssl) (2011-07-01) 1 commit
 . Fix incorrect use of error_logger:(info|warning|error)_report/2 (ba12fcc)

Fixed in a different way

* fm/zlib_doc (erts, kernel) (2011-05-31) 1 commit
 . Fix doc and spec tags for a few zlib erlang module functions (efe2951)

No longer relevant




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