[erlang-questions] "Old inliner"?

Björn Gustavsson <>
Mon Jan 10 16:37:35 CET 2011

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 5:22 PM, David Mercer <> wrote:
> I am explicitly inlining call/3, but a web search on what the "old inliner"
> is only seems to find readme's with information about it being fixed.  What
> is the "old inliner"?  Are there other inliners (like a new one)?

The old inliner is now only used for doing explicit inlining. The old
inliner only does inlining without any optimizations.

The new inliner does implicit inling and also does optimizations
while inlining.

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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