[erlang-questions] Efficiency of splitting binaries

Richard Andrews <>
Thu Oct 25 00:20:08 CEST 2007

> > I currently use iolist_size() to check the size of the input binary then
> > recursively break off a chunk from the front with something like, eg.
> > 
> Why are you using iolist_size()? Is it possiblethat your input is not a 
> binary?

What other way is there to determine the length of a binary?

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