[erlang-questions] Erlang and Memory management

Robert Virding <>
Tue May 31 20:06:29 CEST 2011


I just want to point out that these rules are BEAM specific and not Erlang specific. So on an implementation with a single heap all data is shared. Now there aren't currently many single heap implementations, to be exact only one, erjang (Erlang on the JVM). :-)

Robert

----- "Pierpaolo Bernardi" <> wrote:

> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 12:09, Roberto Ostinelli <>
> wrote:
> > 2011/5/31 Pierpaolo Bernardi <>
> >>
> >> This is explained here:
> >>
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/binaryhandling.html#id58893
> >>
> >
> > I've probably tried to oversimplify my user case.
> >
> > What happens in case of lists?
> 
> What Gleb said.
> 
> (You can check here:
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/processes.html#id67714
> if you don't trust Gleb  8^)
> 
> P.
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