[erlang-questions] Input too fast, shootout and very weird behaviour with binaries

Paulo Sérgio Almeida <>
Wed Jul 18 11:45:54 CEST 2007

Joe Armstrong wrote:
> Wierd - can you post the program that generates the input file?

You have a bunch of them available from the "fasta" benchmark:


You run it with the size as arg. For the revcomp benchmark:

fasta 2500000 > input-2500000

I used the C gcc #2, as it's fast. But you can pick a version in Erlang, 
  and even improve it ;)


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