Binary guards problem

Sean Hinde <>
Mon Oct 23 10:51:44 CEST 2000


There seems to be a small problem with binaries in R7B:

test(<<B/binary>>) when size(B) < 4 ->
test(<<1, B/binary>>) ->

calling test(<<1, 2>>) returns large
calling test(<<2, 2>>) returns small

It works fine in the debugger.. 


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