[erlang-questions] Compiler warnings on impossible constructs?
Wed Jul 3 13:25:51 CEST 2013
You would get warning if pattern matching is used.
On Jul 3, 2013, at 2:16 PM, Arjan Scherpenisse <arjan@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I today fixed a stupid bug in something I wrote last week, namely, an atom-to-atom comparison which should have been a variable-to-atom comparioon:
> It read: foo =:= bar while it should have read Foo =:= bar.
> So, my question is, can't Erlang detect this kind of situations on compile time? Obviously, the expression foo =:= bar will never be true, right?
> Or maybe I just trust flymake to much instead of doublechecking the stuff I write.. ;)
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