[erlang-questions] Is on_load official?
Eric B Merritt
Fri Dec 30 16:56:05 CET 2011
On Fri, 2011-12-30 at 13:45 +0100, Gleb Peregud wrote:
> Hello OTP team
> Is on_load official and can be considered stable? In "Compilation and
> Code loading" it is said (last sentence is the most interesting
> This section describes an experimental feature that
> was introduced in R13B03, and changed in a
> backwards-incompatible way in R13B04. *There may be more
> backward-incompatible changes in future releases*.
> but in "man erl_nif" it is said that "The NIF concept is officially
> supported from R14B"
> I think those two statements are a bit conflicting, since on_load is a
> standard method of loading NIF implementation libraries.
Not really. They where unstable in the R13 series but where considered
stable in the R14 series. That seems pretty strait forward.
> Gleb Peregud
> 1: http://www.erlang.org/doc/reference_manual/code_loading.html
> 2: http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/erl_nif.html
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