[erlang-questions] Re: [erlang-questions 53] Re: HiPE or native....good results, but confused...

Kostis Sagonas kostis@REDACTED
Fri Apr 1 16:48:51 CEST 2011

Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> The HiPE compiler is pretty stable; the only bug I am aware of is an off 
> by one error in binary pattern matching which has already been fixed and 
> the fix will appear on 'dev' soon. (For comparison, incidentally the 
> R14B02 BEAM compiler also had a bug in binary pattern matching which has 
> been fixed two days ago.) Such is life, I guess... The only thing to do 
> about it is to hope that the Erlang community will help by reporting 
> whatever issues they run across because both the BEAM and the HiPE 
> compiler developers are currently committed to fixing them.

Just for the list archive, I guess, I am replying to my own mail...

Since about one hour ago a fix for the hipe bug in OTP R14B02 I 
mentioned in my mail is part of OTP's 'dev' version available on github.

For those interested in trying it, here is the relevant link:


Thanks to Sverker Eriksson for identifying and fixing this!

Please do report any problem you experience related to execution of 
native code. At the time of this writing, I am not aware of any other 
outstanding bugs.


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