[erlang-questions] Patch Package OTP 18.1.4 Released
Sun Nov 15 10:01:49 CET 2015
On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 11:27AM +0100, Zandra Hird wrote:
> OTP-13061 Application(s): inets
> Improved error handling and gracfully termination when
> an invalid chunked length header is encountered.
This introduced an incompatible change which breaks a part of our
application: Prior to this the HTTP client could parse server responses
that have whitespace after the chunk size (some embedded legacy devices
still do this), after OTP-13061 the HTTP handler crashes with
I think this did not happen on purpose, it was just a side effect of
replacing the custom hexlist_to_integer/1 with list_to_integer/2.
I opened two pull requests that fix the problem for us:
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