[erlang-questions] Version numbering scheme change and the implication / Re: [ANN] Erlang/OTP 17.0-rc1 has been released.
Sat Feb 1 11:17:08 CET 2014
Erlide is another tools that needs to understand the version numbers, so
I'd like to ask if there is a spec for the new scheme. Is it 100% semantic
On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 7:06 AM, Michael Truog <> wrote:
> There is an autoconf macro here, that could help people using autoconf:
> On 01/31/2014 09:30 PM, Kenji Rikitake wrote:
>> I believe quite a few pieces of software depends on the (now old) version
>> number scheme of Erlang/OTP - R[Major-Version][AB][Minor-Version]. This
>> been changed and may break some. (See OTP-11615 on 17.0-rc1 readme)
>> FYI kerl depended on the old version number scheme, so I've written a fix:
>> (already merged: thx Yurii Rashkovskii!)
>> Checking the version number parsing functions especially on Erlang/OTP
>> release/build engineering tools will be needed.
>> Kenji Rikitake
>> And as always, many thanks to Kenneth and the OTP Release Team!
>> ++> Kenneth Lundin <> [2014-01-31 22:51:45
>>> Erlang/OTP 17.0-rc1 has been released.
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