Using match in guards

caio ariede <>
Tue Dec 22 00:02:55 CET 2009


Just correcting my example:

search(S) when S = {regex, _} ->
...

Caio Ariede
http://caioariede.com/



On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 9:01 PM, caio ariede <> wrote:
> In function guards we can use functions like is_string/1 and is_number/1.
>
> But I'm needing to check a generic type defined by {type, Value} but
> *in guards* like this:
>
> search(S) when N = {regex, _} ->
> ...
>
> I know that I can do that with search(S = {regex, _}), but my example
> was only for representing the problem.
>
> The main question is: there is a way for using match in guards? Or
> something like this?
>
> Caio Ariede
> http://caioariede.com/
>


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