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From Alexander Shorin <>
Subject Re: Git Repository Creation
Date Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:35:40 GMT
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Robert Samuel Newson <>wrote:
>> Definitely need to preserve R14 compatibility, that’s still the most
>> stable recent series (as long as you don’t use R14B02)…
> I disagree. R14 hasn't been updated since more than 2 years, and isn't a
> supported version by the Erlang community, R17 will be out sometimes during
> the spring. Latest versions added many fixes to SSL, improved the
> scheduling and memory usage, the NIF support and added a lot of
> improvements to the binary API. Also latest stables version of different
> distributions don't have any R14 any more (even RHEL).

Well, the latest and stable CentOS 6.5 with EPEL 6.8 suggests me to
install R14 (R14B-04.3.el6), not R15 or R16 and I wouldn't be so sure
for others "stable" distros. Also shouldn't forget about production
environments where R14 is already used for some reasons and upgrade
isn't available.


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