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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: Compiler warnings
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2009 05:07:07 GMT
On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 1:01 AM, Michael McDaniel<> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 12:11:51AM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
>> I've gotten tired of looking at compiler warnings when compiling
>> CouchDB but I figure I'd better ping the list before going through and
>> just updating everything.
>> For reference almost all the errors are about the deprecated regexp
>> module and deprecated guards.
>> The guards look to pretty much be guard -> is_guard type changes. the
>> is_guard style guards are old enough to be In the Programming Erlang
>> book so I'm fairly certain they've been around in any version of
>> Erlang that people are using. The only snag is that I'd be patching
>> both ibrowse and mochiweb downstream if I just edited them in SVN, so
>> I'd like thoughts on that.
>> As to the regexp -> re module, does anyone know when re made it into
>> the stdlib? This one actually worries me a bit that if I update the
>> code I'll need to update the Erlang version requirement. Though I
>> heard re has been around since R11 or something, so I'm not sure. It
>> looks like we're requiring R12B (5.6.0) of Erlang, does anyone have
>> that version and can check if the re module exists?
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>   R12B-3 has re module in the docs, R12B-2 does not
>   5.6.3                             5.6.2
> ~M

Note to self: Old erlang docs are online. :)

So new question, anyone have an issue with bumping the Erlang
requirement to at least 5.6.3 (from 5.6.0)?

>> Other than those errors there are only a couple unused variable
>> messages that need to be silenced.
>> Let me know if there's anything I'm missing. If re is in that version
>> of Erlang or one fairly close to that I'll go through and update at
>> least the couchdb sources if not ibrowse and mochiweb.
>> Paul Davis
> --
> Michael McDaniel
> Portland, Oregon, USA

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