Erlang Run-Time System Application (ERTS)

User's Guide



1 Introduction

1.1  Scope

The Erlang Runtime System Application, ERTS, contains functionality necessary to run the Erlang system.


By default, ERTS is only guaranteed to be compatible with other Erlang/OTP components from the same release as ERTS itself.

For information on how to communicate with Erlang/OTP components from earlier releases, see the documentation of system flag +R in erl(1).

1.2  Prerequisites

It is assumed that the reader is familiar with the Erlang programming language.