/binary problem in R10B

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <>
Tue Nov 2 17:53:36 CET 2004


Perhaps it would be a good idea to design test cases
verifying all examples in the documentation?  ;-)

/Uffe

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [mailto:]On Behalf Of Vance Shipley
> Sent: den 2 november 2004 16:29
> To: 
> Subject: /binary problem in R10B
> 
> 
> 
> The following was taken verbatim from the programming examples
> however it is giving me an error using R10B.
> 
> Eshell V5.4  (abort with ^G)
> 1> A = 1, B = 17, C = 42,
> 1> Bin2 = <<A, B, C:16>>.
> <<1,17,0,42>>
> 2> <<D:16, E, F/binary>> = Bin2.
> ** exited: {{illegal_pattern,{bin,1,
>                                   [{bin_element,
>                                        1,
>                                        {var,1,'D'},
>                                        {integer,1,16},
>                                        
> [integer,{unit,1},unsigned,big]},
>                                    {bin_element,
>                                        1,
>                                        {var,1,'E'},
>                                        {integer,1,8},
>                                        
> [integer,{unit,1},unsigned,big]},
>                                    {bin_element,
>                                        1,
>                                        {var,1,'F'},
>                                        {atom,1,all},
>                                        
> [binary,{unit,8},unsigned,big]}]}},
>             [{erl_eval,expr,3}]} **
> 
> Checking with R9C-0 I see that it works as expected.
> 
> Eshell V5.3  (abort with ^G)
> 1> A = 1, B = 17, C = 42,
> 1> Bin2 = <<A, B, C:16>>.
> <<1,17,0,42>>
> 2> <<D:16, E, F/binary>> = Bin2.
> <<1,17,0,42>>
> 
> 
> 	-Vance
> 



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