[erlang-questions] Erlang/OTP R15B has been released (now with correct README link)

Benoit Chesneau bchesneau@REDACTED
Thu Dec 15 07:28:50 CET 2011

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Kenneth Lundin
<kenneth.lundin@REDACTED> wrote:
> Erlang/OTP R15B has been released.
> This is a new major release of Erlang/OTP
> This is a release with many interesting new features:
> Highlights:
> Line number and filename information are now included in exception
> backtraces. This information will be pretty-printed in the shell and used in
> crash reports etc. In practice it will be much easier to find where
> something failed.
> The driver interface has been changed to enable 64-bit aware drivers. Most
> importantly the return types for ErlDrvEntry callbacks 'call' and 'control'
> has been changed which require drivers to be changed.
> New in this release is the support for 64 bit  Windows.
> CommonTest hooks are now in a final supported version.
> There is a new GUI tool in the observer application which integrates pman,
> etop, appmon and tv into one tool. The tool does also contain functions for
> activating tracing in an easy way.
> The Erlang distribution can now be run over the new SSL implementation.
> You can find the README file with more detailed info at
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B.readme
> You can download the full source distribution from
>   http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B.tar.gz
>   http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B.readme (this file)
> 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 distribution.
> The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from
>   http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_R15B.exe
>   http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win64_R15B.exe
> On-line documentation can be found at http://www.erlang.org/doc/.
> You can also download the complete HTML documentation or the Unix manual
> files
>   http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_html_R15B.tar.gz
>   http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_man_R15B.tar.gz
> We also want to thank those that sent us patches, suggestions and bug
> reports,
> The OTP Team at Ericsson
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Is the bug with openssl on macosx lion fixed on this release?

- benoît

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