[erlang-questions] [ANN] Erlang/OTP 17.5 has been released

Kenneth Lundin kenneth.lundin@REDACTED
Wed Apr 1 11:02:22 CEST 2015

Erlang/OTP 17.5 has been released.

Erlang/OTP 17.5 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:

   - ERTS: Added command line argument option for setting the initial size
   of process dictionaries.
   - Diameter: configurable incoming_max len and string_decode for diameter
   - Bugfixes and minor small features in applications such as compiler,
   common_test, crypto, debugger, eldap, erts, hipe, inets, ssh, ssl, ...
   - 43 contributions from 32 different contributors

For more details see the README file 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-17.5"

The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from



You can also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual


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

The Erlang/OTP Team at Ericsson
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