[erlang-questions] Erlang/OTP 18.3 has been released
Wed Mar 16 12:12:31 CET 2016
Erlang/OTP 18.3 is a service release on the 18 track with mostly bug fixes,
but is does contain a number of new features and characteristics
Some highlights of the release are:
- New statistics info about runnable and active processes & ports.
Call erlang:statistics with: total_run_queue_lengths | run_queue_lengths
| total_active_tasks | active_tasks.
- Time warp improvements: dbg:p/2 and erlang:trace/3 with
- Introduced a validation callback for heart.
- The module overload in sasl has been deprecated.
- ~90 contributions since 18.2
You can find the Release Notes 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 the source code at github.com in the official Erlang
repository. Git tag OTP-18.3
The Windows binary distributions can be downloaded from
You can also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual
You can also read the documentation on-line here:
(see the Release Notes mentioned above for release notes which
are not updated in the doc, but the new functionality is)
We also want to thank those that sent us patches, suggestions and bug
If you find bugs in Erlang/OTP report them via the public issue tracker at
The Erlang/OTP Team at Ericsson
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