[erlang-patches] compile: asm and core options

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Thu Dec 5 09:54:41 CET 2013

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM, Tuncer Ayaz <> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 10:09 AM, Anthony Ramine <> wrote:
>> I would rather document 'from_asm' and 'from_core' than add ‘core’,
>> we already have ‘to_asm’ and ‘to_core’.
> We already have 'asm' (mapping to 'from_asm') implemented and
> documented as an option for compile:file/2. Therefore, I added 'core'.
> I think this makes more sense given the existing docs and
> implementation.

Anthony, after some pondering, I agree that it's important to document
'from_asm' and 'from_core'. But, we need to do both - add 'core' and
document 'from_asm' and 'from_core'. If this gets accepted, it will be
safe to rely on the options. The branch has been updated accordingly.

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