I would prefer to get #2, since not everyone uses distributed over SSL
mode. Beside this it's better to stick with latest OTP release.
Second preference would be #4.
Fredrik Thulin wrote:
> What Erlang/OTP version should YXA 1.0 require?
> Distributed Erlang over SSL is broken in R11B-3, R11B-4 and R11B-5. This
> feature is needed if you have more than one YXA application, and want
> their inter-node communication to be protected from eavesdropping.
> A fix for this has been made available by Bruce Fitzsimons :
> I can't count on there being an Erlang/OTP R11B-6 with the fix before
> EUC '07.
> I see the following options :
> 1) Release YXA 1.0 now, with a dependency on R11B-2.
> 2) Release YXA 1.0 now, depending on R11B-5. Ship a patched version of
> ssl_prim with it, that gets added first in the code path - thus
> fixing the problem in R11B-5 (will break if a distro ships R11B-5
> with some other change to ssl_prim).
> 3) Release YXA 1.0 now, depending on R11B-2. Provide a patch that
> accomplishes the same thing as option #2.
> 4) Wait with YXA 1.0 until R11B-6 is released (and hope the problem is
> fixed in R11B-6).
> What do you think I should do? Number 1 and 3 are of course the easy
> ones for me, if I still want to get YXA 1.0 out before EUC '07 (which I do).
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