[erlang-bugs] Incorrect line number in stacktrace when using atom as binary

Björn Gustavsson <>
Thu Jan 16 09:59:22 CET 2014

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 9:17 AM, Stanislav Seletskiy

> So, as we can see, line 8 is pointed at "erlang:display(A)", but error
> was occured on line 9. It can be very confusing while debugging large
> modules. I think it's a bug because of it points on invalid line and
> with other errors there is no such behaviour.
Yes, it is a bug. The correction will be included in R17.

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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