On 11/13/2012 05:21 PM, JD Bothma wrote:
> The 'ram' option to file:open/2 seems to implement some functionality Yes, it's ancient functionality that has never been documented.
> I want: to treat a file in memory as if it's a file on disk to let a
> library support both disk and in-memory data concisely.
Yes, absolutely - we have no intention of removing it. It also has test
> It doesn't look like this option is documented, but it's probably
> useful to many. It looks like it's used by at least erl_tar.
> Can this become part of the documented API of the file module?
suites. Just submit a documentation patch on Erlang-patches and you have
a documented interface!
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