[erlang-questions] can you directly generate a binary from format/2 ?

Matthias Lang matthias@REDACTED
Fri Apr 17 08:10:17 CEST 2009

On Thursday, April 16, Steve Kirsch wrote:
> io_lib:format("test", []).
> returns the string "test".
> What I'd like is a way to return <<"test">> instead from the output of
> format.
> Is there a format/2 somewhere that returns a binary?

No, not directly. I assume you're aware of erlang:list_to_binary/1.


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