[erlang-questions] NIF bitstrings?

Steve Vinoski <>
Sat Sep 7 14:00:21 CEST 2013


On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 10:42 PM, Chris King <> wrote:

> I cannot find a way to work with bitstrings (i.e. non-multiple-of-8-sized
> binaries) in NIFs.  i.e. I see no equivalent to erlang:bit_size/1.  What am
> I missing?
>

According to http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/erl_nif.html:

"Bitstrings with an arbitrary bit length have no support yet."

--steve
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