[erlang-questions] tracing very large terms

Max Lapshin <>
Mon Sep 26 19:51:45 CEST 2011


On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 12:44 AM, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
>    io:format(S, "~p.~n",[Term]),


This is most interesting place. It is ok, when your process, that is
dumping term on disk can fit into 2-8 GB of RAM, but I have met
situations, when 20 GB was not enough. Printing translate everything
to lists  =(



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