Source from beam files?

Matthias Lang <>
Fri Aug 23 14:43:59 CEST 2002

Jozsef Berces (QCZ) writes:

 > Is it possible to reconstruct the erlang source from a beam file? 
 > Is the beam file format documented? Obviously, it must be, so is it public?

>From the FAQ:

3.6 [...] The internals of the BEAM file format are described on Björn's
   homepage ( 

There was some discussion about reconstructing source from .beam files
on the mailing list a couple of years ago. A bit of searching through
the online mailing list archive would probably get you some more
clues. Maybe someone can remember when the discussion was.


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