[erlang-questions] Arrays and setelement
Fri Dec 29 02:19:17 CET 2006
According to the setelement docs, it returns an array that is a copy
of the original, with the element at index N replaced with new value.
How is this implemented in the VM, though?
Does setelement actually allocate a new array of the same size?
What is the most efficient (speed-wise) implementation of arrays in
My arrays themselves would be very small, less than 100 elements. I
do need very fast assignment and fetching, though. The arrays are
dense, no holes.
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