[erlang-questions] number of modules limit?

Karlo Kuna <>
Sun May 7 21:33:43 CEST 2017


oh wow this limit is rather small !!!
are there any suggestions how to work around it ?


On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 9:19 PM, Dániel Szoboszlay <>
wrote:

> Yes, there are limits for both the number of modules (65536) and the
> number of exported functions (524288 = 8 functions/module for the maximum
> number of modules).
>
> See erlang:system_info(info) for details, and in particular look for the
> limits under the =index_table:module_code and =index_table:export_list
> sections.
>
> Cheers,
> Daniel
>
> On Sun, 7 May 2017 at 19:34 Karlo Kuna <> wrote:
>
>> I am currently working on app that has potential to contain large number
>> of modules > 10 000
>> these are mostly implementations of behaviours that are generated in
>> runtime.
>>
>> My question is, what is most modules you have encountered in production
>> in running erlang application, and is there practical limit on number of
>> number of modules in system??
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