[erlang-questions] simple question about list memory consumption
Fri Jul 6 16:19:12 CEST 2012
On 07/06/2012 04:09 PM, Francesco Mazzoli wrote:
> What I did not realise is that
>> The two least significant bits are used for tagging as they are always 0 for a
>> pointer to word aligned data.
> Which makes it possible to include the tag in the word.
That's what a tag is, in the usual terminology. Otherwise it would have
been called a header word.
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