OTP 24 Release Candidate 2 has been released
Mon Mar 29 13:23:45 CEST 2021
On Sat, Mar 27, 2021 at 02:25:50PM +0900, Dominic Morneau wrote:
> A compatibility adaptor for gen_tcp to use the new socket API has been
> implemented (gen_tcp_socket).
> What is the difference between this and the gen_tcp socket backend released
> in OTP 23?
They are the same. This may be a ticket number that has been reused, or a
slightly overlapping ticket that accidentally mentions the same thing.
Sorry about the confusion.
/ Raimo Niskanen
> 2021年3月26日(金) 19:58 Henrik Nord X <henrik.x.nord@REDACTED>:
> > OTP 24 Release Candidate 2
> > This is the second of three planned release candidates before the OTP 24
> > release.
> > The intention with this release is to get feedback from our users. All
> > feedback is welcome, even if it is only to say that it works for you.
> > We encourage users to try it out and give us feedback either by creating
> > an issue here https://github.com/erlang/otp/issues
> > or by posting to the mailing list erlang-questions@REDACTED
> > Erlang/OTP 24 is a new major release with new features, improvements as
> > well as a few incompatibilities. Some of the new
> > features are highlighted below.
> > Highlights rc2 compiler
> > - The compiler will now inline funs that are used only once
> > immediately after their definition.
> > erts, kernel, stdlib
> > - hex encoding and decoding functions added in the binary module
> > There is as usual a number of bug fixes and improvements detailed in the
> > readme. Highlights rc1 erts, kernel, stdlib
> > -
> > The BeamAsm JIT-compiler has been added to Erlang/OTP and will give a
> > significant performance boost for many applications.
> > The JIT-compiler is enabled by default on most x86 64-bit platforms
> > that have a C++ compiler that can compile C++17.
> > To verify that a JIT enabled emulator is running you can use
> > erlang:system_info(emu_flavor).
> > -
> > A compatibility adaptor for gen_tcp to use the new socket API has been
> > implemented (gen_tcp_socket).
> > -
> > Extended error information for failing BIF calls as proposed in EEP 54
> > has been implemented.
> > -
> > Process aliases as outlined by EEP 53 has been introduced.
> > compiler
> > - Compiler warnings and errors now include column numbers in addition
> > to line numbers.
> > - Variables bound between the keywords 'try' and 'of' can now be used
> > in the clauses following the 'of' keyword
> > (that is, in the success case when no exception was raised).
> > ftp
> > - Add support for FTPES (explicit FTP over TLS).
> > ssl
> > - Support for the "early data" feature for TLS 1.3 servers and clients.
> > - Make TLS handshakes in Erlang distribution concurrent.
> > wx
> > - The application has been completely rewritten in order
> > to use wxWidgets version 3 as its base.
> > - Added support for wxWebView.
> > edoc
> > - EDoc is now capable of emitting EEP-48 doc chunks. This means that,
> > with some configuration, community projects
> > can now provide documentation for shell_docs the same way that OTP
> > libraries did since OTP 23.0.
> > For more details about new features and potential incompatibilities see
> > https://erlang.org/download/OTP-24.0-rc2.README
> > Pre built versions for Windows can be fetched here:
> > http://erlang.org/download/otp_win32_24.0-rc2.exe
> > http://erlang.org/download/otp_win64_24.0-rc2.exe
> > Online documentation can be browsed here:
> > http://erlang.org/documentation/doc-12.0-rc2/doc/
> > The Erlang/OTP source can also be found at GitHub on the official Erlang
> > repository,
> > https://github.com/erlang/otp
/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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