[erlang-questions] bug in binary:split with trim?

Ahmed Omar <>
Tue Jun 28 12:43:42 CEST 2011


According to documentation it's not
*trim**Removes trailing empty parts of the result (as does trim in
re:split/3)**
*
http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/binary.html#split-2

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:58 AM, Pablo Platt <> wrote:

> binary:split with the trim option doesn't remove empty results from the
> beginning of the binary:
>
> binary:split(<<"/a/b/">>, <<"/">>, [global, trim]).
> [<<>>,<<"a">>,<<"b">>]
>
> binary:split(<<"//a/b///">>, <<"/">>, [trim, global]).
> [<<>>,<<>>,<<"a">>,<<"b">>]
>
> Is this a bug?
>
> Thanks
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