[erlang-questions] erlang sucks

Mats Cronqvist mats.cronqvist@REDACTED
Mon Mar 17 15:32:04 CET 2008

attila.rajmund.nohl@REDACTED wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Mats Cronqvist wrote:
>> i claim that in a real system, it is *always* faster to use the trace 
>> BIF than io:format, if you are equally skilled with both.
>> for example, the "hundreds of lines of trace" you're talking about 
>> would presumably be the arguments to functions calls?
>> from the erlang:trace/3 man page; "arity - Used in conjunction with 
>> the call trace flag. {M, F, Arity} will be specified instead of {M, 
>> F, Args} in call trace messages."
> Actually I do need some of the arguments (how would I know which one of
> the 10 similarly named functions is called?), I just don't need the
> whole process state. 


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