Bugs in Erlang code -- a common one?

Bjorn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Mon Mar 21 07:57:01 CET 2005

Kostis Sagonas <kostis@REDACTED> writes:
> By the way, this is the second occurrence of this type of error that
> we've found this week in OTP code (there was a similar one in gen_fsm).
> I am wondering how frequent is this type of error in Erlang code and
> whether this type of error can eventually be detected by the BEAM compiler.

Since it has happened already twice, it seems like a good idea such a
test to the compiler. We'll try to do it for R11B (or possibly for a future
maintenance release of R10B).

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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