hipe_bifs missing in R13B02

Lars-Åke Fredlund <>
Wed Nov 11 12:25:48 CET 2009

Yes, they probably have never officially been part of the Erlang 
distribution but still filled a useful role, e.g. hipe_bifs:bytearray/2 
for creating destructive quick arrays (check Kostis Sagonas posts to the 
erlang-questions mailing list for details :-)

They seemed to be working in the first R13 release, but on downloading 
and compiling R13B02-1 they seem to be missing (or I messed up the 

Any official word on their omission? They are really useful for some 

Lars-Åke Fredlund

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