[erlang-bugs] binary_to_term--are these bugs?

Bjorn Gustavsson <>
Fri Jan 18 12:28:49 CET 2008

"John Hughes" <> writes:

> I've found some behaviour that I didn't expect in binary_to_term in R12B.

binary_to_term/1 ignores trailing garbage.

We tried to change that a long time ago (around R3B-R4B), but found that
too much code depended on that property.

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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