EOL plans for major versions

Adrian Ho ml+erlang@REDACTED
Wed Jul 8 17:53:32 CEST 2020

On 8/7/20 8:29 pm, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2020 at 9:22 AM Lukas Larsson <lukas@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> We support two major versions backward, so right now that would be 21 + 22 + 23. OTP-20 went out of support when OTP-23 was released.

OK, thanks much! We'll go ahead and deprecate OTP-20 in Homebrew then.

> We patched OTP-21 locally for ERL-1205, but the fix broke things
> rather badly.  ERL-1205 requires the followup fix in
> 702f1c69a9e841e0dd278a96cf8c7bc4f9eac5f2, whose commit message only
> mentions failed builds on BSD, but it also fixes runtime errors (loss
> of precision in time-keeping) on Linux.

Ah, that explains why Homebrew Catalina builds of OTP-21 didn't fail.
Good to know.

Thanks again!

Best Regards,

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