[erlang-questions] Erlang/OTP R15B03 has been released

Kenneth Lundin <>
Wed Nov 28 16:08:21 CET 2012


Erlang/OTP R15B03 has been released. This is the third service release for
R15B

This release mainly contains a number of bug fixes as well as smaller user
contributions (but as
usual there are some new functionality as well).

One thing worth to mention is a bugfix regarding the use of  the "-heart"
in combination with the Erlang crash dump function.
To solve the problem that heart quite often will kill the Erlang VM before
the crashdump is completed we have been forced to
introduce a small potential incompatibility. The incompatibility is that
the environment
variable ERL_CRASH_DUMP_SECONDS must be set in order to get any Erlang
crash dump at all.
See the readme file and the documentation for more details.

You can find the README file with more detailed info at
http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B03.readme

You can download the full source distribution from

  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B03.tar.gz
  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B02.readme (this file)

Note: To unpack the TAR archive you need a GNU TAR compatible program.

For installation instructions please read the README that is part of
the distribution.

You can also find this release at the official Erlang/OTP Git-repository at
Github here:
https://github.com/erlang/otp/tree/OTP_R15B03 (i.e. on the maint branch
tag= OTP_R15B02)

The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from

  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_R15B03.exe
  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win64_R15B03.exe


On-line documentation can be found at http://www.erlang.org/doc/.
You can also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual
files

  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_html_R15B03.tar.gz
  http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_man_R15B03.tar.gz

We also want to thank those that sent us patches, suggestions and bug
reports,

The Erlang/OTP Team at Ericsson
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