[erlang-questions] Get a range of tuples from a Mnesia table
Tue Oct 7 10:28:19 CEST 2008
Edwin Fine wrote:
> Looking through the docs, I see that if you are using an mnesia table
> that is ram_copies or disc_copies, you can do certain fast operations
> on the associated ets table. One such operation (which is recommended
> only for debugging, but what the heck) is ets:slot(Tab, I), which
> returns the I'th record in the table.
slot/2 does not in general return the I:th record.
it does return a one-element list of the I:th record, iff the table is
of type ordered_set. for other table types, it returns a list of all
records in the I:th slot, i.e. all objects whose keys hash to the same
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