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 Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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