[erlang-questions] [ANN] Erlang/OTP 17.1 has been released

Kenneth Lundin kenneth.lundin@REDACTED
Wed Jun 25 18:42:59 CEST 2014

Den 25 jun 2014 17:40 skrev "Josh Adams" <josh.rubyist@REDACTED>:
> I think at Erlang factory it was stated that maps would have good
performance for a large number of keys in 17.1. I don't see it here. Did
that happen?

Nothing has happened with maps in that respect.
At Erlang User Conference in Stockholm on June 10th I said that our plan is
to support "large" maps in OTP 18 which will be released around Q2 2015.

/Kenneth , Erlang/OTP Ericsson
> On Jun 25, 2014 10:30 AM, "Kenneth Lundin" <kenneth.lundin@REDACTED>
>> Erlang/OTP 17.1 has been released.
>> Erlang/OTP 17.1 is a service release on the 17 track with mostly bug
fixes, but is does contain a number of new features and characteristics
improvements as well.
>> Some highlights of the release are:
>> crypto: Add aes_cfb8 cypher to crypto:block_encrypt and block_decrypt.
>> diameter: Add result code counters for CEA, DWA, and DPA.
>> erts: The following built in functions in the erlang and binary modules
now bump an appropriate amount
>> of reductions and yield when out of reductions:
>> binary_to_list/1, binary_to_list/3, bitstring_to_list/1,
>> iolist_to_binary/1, list_to_bitstring/1, binary:list_to_bin/1
>> hipe: Handle Maps instructions get_map_elements, put_map_assoc,
>> put_map_exact in the HiPE native code compiler.
>> mnesia: The time for inserting locks for a transaction with large
>> number of locks is reduced significantly.
>> ssh: Option max_sessions added to ssh:daemon/{2,3}.
>> stdlib: Add maps:get/3 to maps module. The function will return the
>> supplied default value if the key does not exist in the map.
>> Many thanks to 24 different contributors in this release
>> You can find the README file with more detailed info at
>> You can download the full source distribution from
>> 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
>> You can also find this release at the official Erlang/OTP Git-repository
at Github here: https://github.com/erlang/otp tagged "OTP-17.1"
>> The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from
>> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_17.1.exe
>> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win64_17.1.exe
>> You can also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual
>> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_html_17.1.tar.gz
>> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_man_17.1.tar.gz
>> We also want to thank those that sent us patches, suggestions and bug
>> The Erlang/OTP Team at Ericsson
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