[erlang-patches] Scan "=<<" as something useful

Pedram Nimreezi <>
Mon Apr 22 17:06:24 CEST 2013


Good erlang wart to remove...  +1


On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 12:21 AM, Sean Cribbs <> wrote:

> I can't count how many times this has bitten me, kudos.
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 11:15 PM, Anthony Ramine <>wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I've noticed that Erlang/OTP own code tend to be space-free, e.g. {a,
>> b} is rather written as {a,b}. Then there is the occasional Bin=
>> <<42>> with a space because erl_scan will scans "=<<" as '=<','<'
>> instead of '=','<<'. This patch teaches erl_scan how to not do that.
>>
>> There is no backwards compatibility problem as '=<','<' can't appear
>> in valid code.
>>
>>         git fetch https://github.com/nox/otp.gitdisambiguate-equal-binary
>>
>>         https://github.com/nox/otp/compare/disambiguate-equal-binary
>>
>> https://github.com/nox/otp/compare/disambiguate-equal-binary.patch
>>
>> Regards,
>>
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>> Anthony Ramine
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