[erlang-patches] What's cooking in erlang/otp (2011-09-22)

Henrik Nord <>
Fri Sep 23 12:25:22 CEST 2011


The release date for R14B04 is close.



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[Graduated]

* ac/fix-erl_interface-docs (erl_interface) (2011-09-07) 2 commits
 + Make comment reflect code in erl_interface/src/misc/ei_decode_term.c (ff9a8a6)
 + ei_decode_ei_term() returns 1 if index is incremented (292eb1b)

* cr/cppcheck (erl_interface, erts) (2011-08-08) 1 commit
 + Changes inspired by running cppcheck(1) (ef757a1)

* cr/md2-With-RSA-Encryption (crypto, public_key) (2011-09-06) 3 commits
 + Document crypto:sha_mac_96/2 to compute an SHA MAC, not MD5 (6cd2fa9)
 + Support md2WithRSAEncryption certificates in public_key (c7e5f75)
 + Support 'md2' hash in crypto:rsa_sign/3 and crypto:rsa_verify/4 (82897cc)

* dj/xmerl_ucs-latin9-support (xmerl) (2011-04-13) 1 commit
 + Add latin9 (iso-8859-15) support in xmerl_ucs (60c2511)

* jw/release_handler_1 (sasl) (2011-06-09) 1 commit
 + General improvements to release_handler_1:get_supervised_procs (feecf39)

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

* pg/fix-hipe-bs_get_float2 (hipe) (2011-09-03) 1 commit
 + Fix bug with binary pattern matching of floats of variable size (ba14137)

* ta/docs-fixes (common_test, cosFileTransfer, dialyzer, diameter, erts, hipe, ic, inets, kernel, otp, runtime_tools, ssl, stdlib, test_server, toolbar, tools, wx, xmerl) (2011-09-16) 19 commits
 + Fix misspelling of intermediate (85b7372)
 + Fix typos in erts/preloaded/src (067b7a9)
 + Fix more misspellings of compatibility (c59dc07)
 + Fix misspelling of kept (411edce)
 + Fix misspelling of compatibility in ssl_basic_SUITE (41683d2)
 + Fix misspelling of compatibility (2f696e4)
 + Fix misspelling of accommodate (65c9f41)
 + Fix misspelling of exceed (dfbbdaa)
 + Fix misspelling of accidentally (044a09a)
 + Fix misspelling of erroneous in xmerl_xsd (d15f145)
 + Fix misspelling of erroneous (90fc4f6)
 + Fix misspelling of successful (90f703b)
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* ta/typer-quote-atoms (dialyzer, hipe, typer) (2011-09-19) 2 commits
 + Update Dialyzer's reference results (291e32d)
 + Quote atoms if necessary in types (9c132d6)

* hl/beam_disasm-no_attri_chunk (compiler) (2011-07-22) 1 commit
 + beam_disasm: Handle stripped BEAM files (347dfb0)

a slightly different solution has been merged 

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[New topics]

* rj/fix-doctypos (kernel, otp) (2011-09-19) 3 commits
 - Adds missing spaces in Reference Manual in distributed section (0ac642f)
 - Fixes typo in heart doc, adds missing parenthesis (60ed9f9)
 - Fixes typo in Reference Manual in macros section (63c101d)

* ta/erl_prim_loader-primary_archive-reloading (erts, stdlib) (2011-09-01) 1 commit
 - [erts,stdlib] fix escript/primary archive reloading (e88bfb7)

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[Stalled]

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

Action expected from: R15

* fm/posix-fallocate (erts, kernel) (2010-12-28) 1 commit
 - Added file:allocate/2 (682f39a)

Action expected from: Topic author

* jn/gen_stream (stdlib) (2011-04-15) 2 commits
 - Update gen_stream tests to conform with common_test standard (ce84daf)
 - Add gen_stream behaviour (6a089a4)

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

* 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

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

Action expected from: R15

* tn/inet_drv-fix (erts) (2011-04-08) 1 commit
 - Use libdlpi to get physical address (e360563)

Action expected from: Topic author

* 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

* 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: R15

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[Cooking]

* bg/temp-hipe-fixes (compiler, kernel) (2010-03-15) 5 commits
 - Avoid crash by skipping compilation_SUITE:on_load/1 (dbfaf1e)
 - Inline less aggressively for native-code compilation (d3c0f64)
 - seq_trace_SUITE: Don't native-compile (c567913)
 - Disable native code if on_load is used (df43791)
 - andor_SUITE: Don't native-compile (60d5f08)

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

* cf/simple_one_for_one_shutdown (otp, stdlib) (2011-09-14) 3 commits
 - Explain how dynamic child processes are stopped (0473132)
 - Stack errors when dynamic children are stopped (42c581d)
 - Explicitly kill dynamic children in supervisors (4775947)

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

* cf/supervisor_shutdown_infinity (otp, stdlib) (2011-09-14) 2 commits
 - Add a warning to docs about workers' shutdown strategy (76cc98d)
 - Allow an infinite timeout to shutdown worker processes (9f6552d)

* hl/fix-ms_transform-scope-warn (stdlib) (2011-08-26) 1 commit
 - ms_transform: Fix incorrect `variable shadowed' warnings (29610af)

* mh/create_cookie_error_msg (kernel) (2011-09-15) 1 commit
 - Specify file name and error on create_cookie failure (9319587)

* pg/fix-cover-leftover-down-msg (tools) (2011-08-29) 1 commit
 - [cover]fix leftover {'DOWN', ..} msg in callers queue (cc087c3)

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

* ta/sendfile (erts, kernel) (2011-01-13) 1 commit
 - Implement file:sendfile (e362bb2)

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

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[Dropped]


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

There will be a dtimeout option in inets-5.8 (R15) that will solve this problem



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