Retrieve release name

Gunilla Arendt <>
Wed Sep 14 10:28:01 CEST 2005

Yes, there could be several release directories there, if you are using 
OTP release handling (the ability to upgrade to/downgrade from new 
versions of an entire release in run-time). Read more in the chapter 
'Release Handling' in OTP Design Principles.

/ Gunilla

Vlad Dumitrescu XX (LN/EAB) wrote:
> Hi again,
> I have another question on this issue: 
> Start.script is also available in $ERL_TOP/releases/<RELNAME>. Could it happen that there are several release directories present there? I don't think it would be very meaningful, but stranger things have happened :-)
> Thanks in advance,
> Vlad

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