[erlang-questions] ?DATE and ?TIME MACROs

harry <>
Tue Oct 7 17:09:11 CEST 2008


Should I post on erlang-bugs to get module_info() and
get_module_info() documented? They seem really useful.

(I tried it & the info survives beam_lib:strip())

Rgds,

Matthew.

On Oct 7, 3:19 pm, Richard Carlsson <> wrote:

> That used to be true, but these days they are simply
> wrappers around a couple of built-in (undocumented?)
> functions, like this:
>
> module_info() -> erlang:get_module_info(?MODULE).
> module_info(Tag) -> erlang:get_module_info(?MODULE, Tag).
>
> (Since the metadata is already loaded from a chunk in the
> beam file, there is no need to duplicate it in the code.)
>
> But the compiler inserts the functions, yes.
>
>     /Richard
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