[erlang-questions] potential compiler improvement?

Björn Gustavsson bgustavsson@REDACTED
Tue Oct 27 18:37:43 CET 2009

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 5:58 PM, James Hague <james.hague@REDACTED> wrote:

> In C--and HiPE--perhaps the times are the same, but I was thinking
> about threaded BEAM code where unpacking the additional three values
> involves three more BEAM instructions (assuming those aren't collapsed
> into one super-instruction at load time).

They *are* collapsed into super-instructions. Not one, but three for your test

You can see it if you do


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Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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