[erlang-questions] compressed term encoding docs?

Daniel Goertzen <>
Fri Jun 15 14:36:18 CEST 2007


And the ETF header for a compressed term?  Reverse engineering revealed 
the type id is 80, but what else is in the header?  (I'm working on 
c++-erlang bindings btw)

Thanks,
Dan.

Kenneth Lundin wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The bytes as described in erl_ext_dist.txt are compressed with zlib.
> There is now an option to erlang:term_to_binary/2 where the compression
> level can be controlled.
>
> /Kenneth
>
> On 6/14/07, Daniel Goertzen <> wrote:
>> Is the erlang compressed term format documented anywhere?  It does not
>> appear to be documented in erl_ext_dist.txt which describes all the 
>> other
>> term encodings.
>>
>>  Thanks,
>> Dan.
>>
>>
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