Developing for multiple releases?

Bjorn Gustavsson <>
Wed Sep 14 13:21:31 CEST 2005


"Vlad Dumitrescu XX (LN/EAB)" <> writes:

> Me again :-)
>  
> Is anyone developing code that is to be compiled for/used in nodes running different releases? 
>  
> If yes, how do your development process look like? Just makefiles, or something more elaborate? Would a tool supporting this (semi)automatically be useful?
>  
> [
> My question refers mostly to the fact that beam code compiled for R10 can't be loaded by a R9 VM. So if I need to support both releases, I need to compile it twice. [*]

Why not compile using R9 then? The code will run on R10B.

And whose code are you referring code? The code for your tools, or the user's code?

/Björn
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Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



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