NEWS

Erlang OTP 21.3 is released
Written by Henrik, 13 Mar 2019

OTP 21.3

Erlang/OTP 21.3 is the third service release for version 21 release with, improvements as well as a few features!

Highlights

Kernel:

  • The standard logger handler, logger_std_h, now has a new internal feature for log rotation. For full information see the documentation.

SSL:

  • The Reason part of the error return from the functions connect and handshake has a better and documented format. This is a potential incompatibility. See the documentation.
  • Refactoring of state handling has improved the TLS application data throughput and reduced CPU overhead
  • Code optimizations has reduced CPU load for encryption/decryption, especially for Erlang's distribution protocol over TLS
  • Now supports active N

Erl_interface:

  • Support for plugin of a user supplied socket implementation has been added.

OTP:

  • The HTML reference documentation now shows the OTP version where modules and functions were first introduced.
  • Versions of OTP older than R13B04 is not shown in the reference documentation

For a full list of details see:
http://erlang.org/download/otp_src_21.3.readme

Pre built versions for Windows can be fetched here:
http://erlang.org/download/otp_win32_21.3.exe
http://erlang.org/download/otp_win64_21.3.exe

Online documentation can be browsed here:
http://erlang.org/documentation/doc-10.3/doc

The Erlang/OTP source can also be found at GitHub on the official Erlang repository, Here: OTP-21.2

Please report any new issues via Erlang/OTPs public issue tracker

 
We want to thank all of those who sent us patches, suggestions and bug
reports!
 
Thank you!
 
The Erlang/OTP Team at Ericsson