[erlang-questions] sub-byte endianness in bit syntax

Tony Finch <>
Thu Aug 16 19:54:03 CEST 2007


On Wed, 15 Aug 2007, Bob Ippolito wrote:

> It takes a few seconds to figure this out yourself:
>
> 1> <<A:2/little, B:2/big, _:4>> = <<2#10100000>>, {A, B}.
> {2,2}

It would be nice if this were documented.

How do you tell Erlang to fill bytes little-end first?

Tony.
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