[erlang-questions] overhead of lists:dropwhile/2

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Sun Apr 26 18:06:52 CEST 2015


On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 1:08 PM, Anthony Ramine <> wrote:
> Le 26 avr. 2015 a 12:17, Tuncer Ayaz <> a ecrit :
>
>> No idea why I thought inlining would help. Please ignore that.
>
> It could if lists:dropwhile/2 was in the list of inlined lists functions.

I was wondering if inlining could transform it into what Bjorn wrote
in expanded form (inline the fun object and dropwhile/2 itself), but that
seemed a little too much to expect from the inliner.

> I could clean https://github.com/nox/otp/commits/inline_list_funcs-additions
> and submit it if there is interest for such a thing.

Is it always a win?


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