[erlang-questions] simple question about list memory consumption

Sverker Eriksson <>
Fri Jul 6 15:08:30 CEST 2012


Magnus Henoch wrote:
> Hm, ignore my previous answer, then; I was under the impression that
> small enough integers would be stored as immediates in the
> list cell...
>
>   
Small enough integers (28/60 bit signed integers) *are* stored as 
immediates in the list cells.

/Sverker, Erlang/OTP




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