/binary problem in R10B

Bjorn Gustavsson <>
Wed Nov 3 10:21:57 CET 2004


"Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB)" <> writes:

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

Yes, it is a good idea. :)

As pointed out in another answer, the bug only occurs in the shell.
The compiler generates correct code.

There will be correction for the bug in a future release.

/Bjorn

> /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
> > 
> 

-- 
Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



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