Serge's ei float patch

Serge Aleynikov <>
Sun May 30 03:18:07 CEST 2010


Steve,

Thanks for taking time to rework it for proper submission!

Serge

On 5/29/2010 8:44 PM, Steve Vinoski wrote:
> This is a submission of Serge Aleynikov's ei patch that implements
> binary encoding for floats:
>
> git fetch git://github.com/vinoski/otp.git serge_new_float_ext
>
> Note there are two commits on this branch: 3b3bae9 and a1ae64e. One
> just fixes a typo in the ei_decode_ei_term documentation -- I kept
> that commit separate since it's independent. The other commit is
> Serge's original R12B-2 patch adjusted as needed for the current code
> base and with the addition of fixing all areas across Erlang/OTP
> affected by the change. The only exception is that I didn't change
> erl_marshal.c because it's "legacy" so I'm not sure it has to handle
> this new encoding or not.
>
> If anyone wants to see the exact changes for each commit, the links to
> the two commits are:
>
> http://github.com/vinoski/otp/commit/3b3bae9397b405ce5e782d684ed88e0442eab65e
> http://github.com/vinoski/otp/commit/a1ae64e5c30f89a2c6b9d1b83777a72235ffc003
>
> --steve


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