[erlang-patches] Added ERL_ATOM_TABLE_SIZE environment variable

Julien Barbot <>
Tue Dec 22 17:19:34 CET 2009

Björn Gustavsson wrote:
>> The simple patch is available at:
>> git fetch git://github.com/klyr/otp.git atom_table_size_env
> Thanks! Included in 'pu'.
> That aside, the following must be fixed should we decide to
> include it:
> - There should be an upper limit of the size of the atom table,
> MAX_ATOM_INDEX+1 at the very largest.

I added the correction.

> - The environment variable should also be documented in the
> man page for "erl".

I first choose not to document this variable as the ERL_MAX_ETS_TABLES
variable is not documented too in the erl man page.

The erl man page is now modified.

Julien Barbot

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