[erlang-questions] Using File containing list as an input

Karlo Kuna <>
Sun Jul 1 16:48:42 CEST 2018

i think file:consult/1 (http://erlang.org/doc/man/file.html#consult-1)
could be good for your usecase.

On Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 3:58 PM Awsaf Rahman <>

> Hello! I am new to Erlang and need some help!
> I generated a random list of 100,000 numbers and wrote them in a file. Now
> I want to use that list in the file as an input for different programs.
> What I am trying to do is benchmark some programs written in Erlang like
> Merge Sort and I want to use the same list in different variations of the
> program. If anyone can help me out it would be of big help!
> Thanks!
> Regards
> Awsaf Rahman
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