[erlang-questions] Mystery of good term gone bad
Tue Jul 28 19:44:11 CEST 2009
Edwin Fine wrote:
> Can anyone tell me why the binary to term conversion shown below is "good"
> on systems 1, 2, and 3, and bad in system 4, when the binaries are identical
> across all of them? Surely R13B01 should be backward-compatible at the
> binary level?
> Systems 1 & 2: R13B
> System 3: R12B-4
> System 4: R13B01
Where did you get that binary from? It looks like the *internal* format
used by the distribution when communicating terms between nodes. This
format was changed in R13B01.
You could maybe argue that the old versions should give badarg for this
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