[erlang-questions] Change in garbage collector behavior?

Matthew Dempsky <>
Fri May 16 23:02:00 CEST 2008


On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Alpár Jüttner <> wrote:
>> 4> B = F(30), ok.
>> ok
>
> For me, this 'ok' means that everything is alright with the execution of
> F, and also with the assignment of its result to B.
>
> Isn't it possible that the shell somehow wants to pass the result in a
> message into another process (and therefore copy it)?

Yeah, this is the same conclusion/hypothesis I've tentatively come to. :-)



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