[erlang-questions] OTP R16B01 has been released

Loïc Hoguin <>
Thu Jun 20 12:48:20 CEST 2013


Congratulations!

It seems crypto:sha/1 is now deprecated. I think it's to favor 
crypto:hash/2, but the details are obscure there as the readme only 
talks about a "new API". Can we get more info on what's been deprecated 
and when was crypto:hash/2 or others added?

On 06/19/2013 03:26 PM, 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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