[erlang-questions] Pattern-matching function?

Andras Georgy Bekes <>
Thu Oct 30 12:48:28 CET 2008


> But doing compilation on the fly might not be suitable if you are
> going to do it a million times (unless you can reuse the same module
> name, you will have to generate unique module names for each new
> compilation, and who will then be responsible for deleting unused
> modules?).
Even if you delete the unused module (does the Erlang VM really "delete" 
a module if it is made old by calling code:delete(Module) and are no 
processes executing it?), you can not delete the atom you created and 
you're filling the (limited) atom table.

	Georgy



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