[erlang-bugs] Local function names in Core Erlang guards
Mon Nov 19 11:02:42 CET 2012
While patching the compiler to allow substitutions of variables which values are
local function names , I discovered that core_lint doesn't forbid them in guards,
even though that makes the compiler passes further down the road generate badly-formed
Is that a bug in core_lint or a bug in the BEAM code generation? Should local function
names be allowed in guards?
If it is a bug in core_lint, I can make a patch for that; if it is a bug in the BEAM
code generation I would love to fix it and remove the code I wrote to avoid the
substitution in guards... but I lack knowledge about the BEAM innards.
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