[erlang-questions] Deprecation and removal of the non-smp emulator

John Doe <>
Wed Apr 5 10:04:11 CEST 2017


Not always. Only if kernel was built with smp support. Some cheap VPS
providers build kernels of their one-cpu VPS without smp, for example 512M
RAM GoDaddy VPS a year ago was built without smp.
I don't think this would be valid reason to continue support for non-smp
emulator, but just fyi.

2017-04-05 10:33 GMT+03:00 Lukas Larsson <>:

> On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Roger Lipscombe <>
> wrote:
>
>> On 3 April 2017 at 14:33, Lukas Larsson <> wrote:
>>
>>> If you have a very good reason for wanting to use the non-smp emulator,
>>> please do let us know as soon as possible so that we can consider whether
>>> we want to keep the non-smp version anyway.
>>>
>>
>> Question: the smp emulator will continue to be supported on single core
>> machines, right?
>>
>
> Yes, it will continue to be possible to run a 1 scheduler SMP emulator on
> a single core machine.
>
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