[erlang-questions] Tail call optimization

Salikhov Dinislam Dinislam.Salikhov@REDACTED
Mon Oct 17 10:58:59 CEST 2016


Erlang guarantees tail recursion optimization and states it in the 

Does erlang guarantee that tail call optimization is done in a generic 
case, without recursion?
Say, we have a function calling a function from another module as its 
final statement:
     alpha() ->
Is it guaranteed that xxx:beta() will use the stack of alpha() 
regardless whether recursion is involved.
I mean whether the language guarantees it rather than virtual machine 
may provide such optimization.

Thanks in advance,
Salikhov Dinislam
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