[erlang-questions] Dict size in guards

Richard O'Keefe <>
Fri Feb 11 03:04:25 CET 2011


On 11/02/2011, at 6:28 AM, Alessandro Sivieri wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 6:27 PM, Robert Virding <
> > wrote:
> 
>> There is a general restriction on guard tests that no calls to user defined
>> functions are allowed. This irrespective of how simple these functions may
>> be, as there is no way of guaranteeing this at run-time.
>> 
>> 
> I know, but this does not change my question, at least about that specific
> function (which is not user defined, is in stdlib...).

I have been known to patch the occasional stdlib function...




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