Basic question about Erlang binaries

Igor Ribeiro Sucupira igorrs@REDACTED
Sat Sep 26 05:54:29 CEST 2009


Can I retrieve the value of a specific bit position of an arbitrary
Erlang binary in guaranteed constant time?

>From some tests I've made, it seems pattern matching to pick a
specific bit near the middle of a binary takes linear time with
respect to the size of the binary. Is that correct?


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