[erlang-questions] Lots of pre-built stuff in otp_src_R14B.tar.gz

Max Lapshin <>
Thu Nov 11 13:56:08 CET 2010

> It  seems that the number of prebuilt files greatly surpasses the
> number of ones actually required for bootstrapping. According to
> README.bootstrap the only required binaries are
> lib/{compiler,kernel,stdlib}/ebin/*.beam.

Sergey told you, that it is prebuilt beams make build of erlang faster.

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