[erlang-questions] Erlang/OTP R15B02 has been released

Fred Hebert mononcqc@REDACTED
Wed Sep 5 14:03:25 CEST 2012

I have a question about OTP-9743:

     OTP-9743  A new sys level configuration parameter {excl_lib,otp_root}
	      is added. When this is set, the target system will not
	      contain anything from $OTP_ROOT. It will only contain a
	      releases directory with rel, script and boot files, and a lib
	      directory with applications found outside of $OTP_ROOT (i.e.
	      "your own" applications).

I'm not sure I understand it. Is this in place to allow people to make 
restrictive releases without a restrictive {incl_cond, ...} system-wide 
option (and then having {incl_cond, ...} overload it at an app level?)

Does that end up giving users releases that have no stdlib or kernel 
with them?

On 12-09-05 6:55 AM, Kenneth Lundin wrote:
> Erlang/OTP R15B02 has been released.
> This release mainly contains a number of bug fixes as well as smaller 
> user contributions (but as
> usual there are some new functionality as well).
> *Highlights:
> *
>   * Dialyzer:
>       o The type analysis tool Dialyzer is optimized to be generally
>         faster.
>       o It can now also run in parallel (default) on SMP systems and
>         by this perform the analysis significantly faster (Thanks to
>         Stavros Aronis and Kostis Sagonas)
>   * The SSL application now has experimental support for the TLS 1.1
>     and 1.2 standards as well (Thanks to Andreas Schultz).
>   * CommonTest:
>       o It is now possible to sort the generated html tables.
>       o A Netconf client (ct_netconf) which support basic netconf over
>         ssh is added
>   * Diameter: Statistics counters related to Diameter messages can now
>     be retrieved by calling the diameter:service_info/2 function.
>   * Various smaller optimizations in the Erlang VM
>   * This release contains 66 contributions from users outside the
>     Ericsson team
> You can find the README file with more detailed info at
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B02.readme
> You can download the full source distribution from
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B02.tar.gz
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R15B02.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.
> You can also find this release at the official Erlang/OTP 
> Git-repository at Github here:
> https://github.com/erlang/otp/tree/OTP_R15B02 (i.e. on the maint 
> branch tag= OTP_R15B02)
> The Windows binary distribution can be downloaded from
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win32_R15B02.exe
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_win64_R15B02.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_R15B02.tar.gz
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_doc_man_R15B02.tar.gz
> We also want to thank those that sent us patches, suggestions and bug 
> reports,
> The Erlang/OTP Team at Ericsson
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