[erlang-questions] OTP R16B01 has been released

Fred Hebert <>
Wed Jun 19 15:42:11 CEST 2013


I've updated erlang-history to go with this release, if any reader feels
like getting a little bit more shell persistence:
https://github.com/ferd/erlang-history

Thanks for the relase!
Regards,
Fred.

On 06/19, Kenneth Lundin wrote:
> Erlang/OTP R16B01 has been released.
> 
> OTP R16B01 is a service release with mostly a number of small corrections
> and user contributions. But there are some new functions worth mentioning
> as well, here are some of them:
> 
> 
>    - Migration of memory carriers between allocator instances, when enabled
>    it will result in reduced memory footprint when the memory load is unevenly
>    distributed between scheduler specific allocator instances.
>    - Interruptible term_to_binary, (thanks to Erik Stenman)
>    - Added the +sfwi <interval> Scheduler Forced Wakeup Interval
>    - All crypto functions except the block chipers will now chunk large
>    input into several calls to avoid blocking the scheduler for too long.
>    - Elliptic curve support in crypto, ssl and ssh(thanks to Andreas
>    Schultz)
>    - Lift static limitation (FD_SETSIZE) for file descriptors on Mac OS X.
>    (thanks to Anthony Ramine)
>    - Removed a lock around GC statistics counter
>    - Many small improvements and in Diameter
>    - 60 user contributions
> 
>     You can find the README file with more detailed info at
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R16B01.readme
> 
> You can download the full source distribution from
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R16B01.tar.gz
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R16B01.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 tagged *OTP_R16B01*
> 
> The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from
> 
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_R16B01.exe
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win64_R16B01.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_R16B01.tar.gz
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_man_R16B01.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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