[erlang-questions] BASIC DOUBT

Sumit Chatterjee <>
Tue Oct 6 05:48:26 CEST 2009


Hi Michael,
    Thanks for your response. It's because we wont to make it work in an
embedded environment based on C. Could you please help me with some other
diretion to port the solution then?

Thanks
Sumit

2009/10/6 Michael Truog <>

> Hi Sumit,
>
> I am not sure why you are asking this question.  However, Erlang code
> runs on a Virtual Machine.  Code can run partially native when HIPE is
> used.  There does not seem to be a current project to convert Erlang
> code to C code, since that would remove some of the benefits the
> language currently has when ran on the Virtual Machine.
>
> - Michael
>
> Sumit Chatterjee wrote:
> > how can i convert the erlang files to c source code?
> > Thanks
> > Sumit
> >
> > 2009/10/6 Cameron Kerr <>
> >
> >
> >> Tomas Abrahamsson wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> Richard Carlsson wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Yes, this is a known problem. The short answer is that the input
> >>>> encoding for Erlang source code is defined to be Latin-1. [...]
> >>>> What would be needed is something like a \u-escaping preprocessing
> >>>> stage, as specified for Java. But then, the tools must also know
> >>>> about \u escape sequences and turn them back into the proper code
> >>>> point in UTF-8 or whatever.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> An option could be to adopt the way it is done in Python:
> >>> it (re)uses the editor's encoding declaration. If it finds the text
> >>>   -*- coding: utf-8 -*-  or  vim: set fileencoding=utf-8 :
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >> There is already a way to indicate whether something is UTF-8 (or
> UTF-16BE
> >> or UTF-16LE for that matter), and that is a byte-order mark; although
> the
> >> BOM serves no useful byte-ordering semantic for UTF-8, it does also have
> the
> >> function of saying "hey, I'm UTF-8!", a message which numerous programs
> >> understand.
> >>
> >>
> >>
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