[erlang-questions] compiling erlang

Kostis Sagonas <>
Tue Apr 27 21:38:08 CEST 2010

Wes James wrote:
> I'm noticing a lot of "erlc -W  +debug_info" during the "make" phase
> of erlang.  Is debug info being generated for all of erlang - if so,
> won't this make erlang slower?

No.  The presence of debug info has no effect on runtime performance.
It only makes the .beam file a bit bigger but it's not really a problem.


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