Erlang/OTP R11B has been released

Serge Aleynikov <>
Wed May 17 18:21:14 CEST 2006


There was another patch to run_erl that fixed an issue with using 
run_erl in combination with "-heart" option of erl.  The patch also 
included Ernie's changes:

http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200601/msg00473.html

Serge

Ernie Makris wrote:
> Hi Erlangers,
> 
> This is great news!
> 
> However, the linux 2.6 (FC3,4...) run_erl patch is still not there.
> 
> -0> ./run_erl tmp/ tmp "~/dev/erlang/otp_src_R11B-0/bin/erl"
> run_erl [29481] Wed May 17 11:22:16 2006
> Could not open pty master
> 
> openpty must be used. Is there any way to get this in. I don't mind
> patching my local copy each time,
> but some other people are having the same issues. My test system is a
> FC4 SMP system.
> 
> Another welcome addition would be to allow the file_driver to open a
> device like /dev/urandom.
> I also patch my local build to allow this as well. I welcome feedback on
> this. I know the file_driver is built so that
> it should not block under normal circumstances and thats why device
> opens are not allowed. There is a special
> case in there for /dev/null, and I always add my own(in unix_efile.c)
> for /dev/urandom.
> 
> Should there be a patchset system created for erlang if these types are
> changes are not wanted by the erlang powers that be.To make it
> convenient for people to share and test patches.
> 
> Thanks
> Ernie
> 
> Bjorn Gustavsson wrote:
> 
>>Erlang/OTP R11B has been released as planned on May 17, 2006.
>>
>>You can download the full source distribution from
>> 
>>  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R11B-0.tar.gz
>>
>>For installation instructions please read the README that is part of
>>the distribution or found here:
>>
>>  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R11B-0.readme
>>
>>The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from
>>
>>  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_R11B-0.exe
>>
>>You can also download the complete HTML documentation or
>>the Unix manual files:
>>
>>  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_html_R11B-0.tar.gz
>>  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_man_R11B-0.tar.gz
>>
>>We also want to thank all that have sent us patches, suggestions and bug
>>reports,
>>
>>The OTP Team



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