The update R8B-2 is released

Kent Boortz kent@REDACTED
Thu Aug 8 17:00:20 CEST 2002

Bug fix release     : otp_src_R8B-2
Build from snapshot : 20020807

This is a bug fix release R8B-2. You can download the full source
distribution or the patch that take R8B-1 up to R8B-2.

The bug fixes and improvements in this release is described in the
release notes

If you have access to the Ericsson intranet you can find the same files at

Note that to unpack the TAR archive you need a GNU TAR compatible
program. For example on MacOS X you need to use the 'gnutar' command,
you can't use the 'tar' command or StuffIt to unpack the sources.

To patch the previos release "otp_src_R8B-1" you use a patch program
that understand the "unified" patch format and do

  % cd otp_src_R8B-X
  % gzip -dc /location/of/patch/file/otp_src_R8B-1to2.patch.gz | patch -p1

For installation instructions please read the README that is part of
the distribution.

There is no support for building a Windows version from source.
The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from

The documentation at will be updated. You can
also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual files

For some OTP applications there are more detailed release notes in the
HTML documentation.

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

The OTP Team

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