[erlang-questions] interesting I/O bottleneck

Björn Gustavsson <>
Fri Jun 4 12:21:54 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Bengt Kleberg
<> wrote:
> Would it be possible to have faster code for iolists and still be
> backwards compatible?


> I am thinking along the lines of a function with a try/catch that
> assumes an iolist. If it fails the old, slower, code is tried too.
> Without a catch, of course.

A good patch (following our submission guidelines) doing
that will very likely be accepted (but not for R14A).

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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