erlang time handling (in calendar.erl and erlang.erl)

Matthias Lang matthias@REDACTED
Mon Jan 31 18:12:44 CET 2005

 mml> > Solutions? It's probably too late to fix now() since there's a lot of

 etxuwig> Or, one could do what's suggested in the ERTS release 
 etxuwig> notes (erts-5.3.6):

 etxuwig> "The '+c' switch has been added to disable time correction in the 
 etxuwig> runtime system, 

Great. I completely missed that when we switched to R9C (from R8B).

 mml> > This clock fudging is my #2 pet peeve about Erlang.

 etxuwig> What's #1?

That you can blow out VM memory use doing fairly ordinary things with
binaries. I have no ideas how to fix that, though it's only really a
problem for machines with tight memory bounds.


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