[erlang-questions] VM & BEAM Specs

David Hopwood <>
Sun Aug 5 01:36:05 CEST 2007

Matthias Lang wrote:
> Lucindo> The ErlangVM and BEAM file specifications are available?
> Denys > I join to this question.
> The BEAM file format is documented.

No it isn't. <http://www.erlang.se/~bjorn/beam_file_format.html> is
not even close to being complete documentation. It says very little
about how the data in each chunk is encoded, and it doesn't say anything
about the BEAM instruction set.

David Hopwood <>

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