Erlang/OTP R11B has been released

Bjorn Gustavsson <>
Thu May 18 09:45:40 CEST 2006


Sorry for that. When we received the patch, we were quite busy resolving
other issues, so we decided to postpone including it. It will be probably
be included in R11B-1.

/Bjorn

Ernie Makris <> writes:

> 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
> >
> >   
> 

-- 
Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



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