[erlang-questions] erlang version
Kevin A. Smith
Sat Nov 1 15:01:33 CET 2008
I spend a good deal of time troubleshooting problems with our Erlang
software at work. The current version reporting scheme makes it
difficult to verify which OTP release (R11B, R12B-3, etc) is
installed. "Unifying" the versions reported would definitely make my
On Oct 31, 2008, at 7:59 PM, Claes Wikström wrote:
> Isn't it high time to replace the weird version string
> in the shell that says:
> Eshell V5.6.1 (abort with ^G)
> with the appropriate OTP version number. The 5.6.1 number doesn't
> convey a lot of info - does it. Be brave - change.
> Also, and worse, how do I find out which OTP version I'm
> actually running.
> 1> erlang:system_info(version).
> 2> erlang:system_info(otp_release).
> Crucial info missing there. R12B what? Enlighten me please.
> So, two things that need to be fixed:
> 1. Shell prompt
> 2. Last number in OTP release number is not possible to find out
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