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Re: stack-trace-on-error vs. debug-on-error.

From: Lute Kamstra
Subject: Re: stack-trace-on-error vs. debug-on-error.
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2005 11:04:49 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lute Kamstra <address@hidden> writes:

> Does anyone know the difference between stack-trace-on-error and
> debug-on-error?


> On first inspection they seem to do exactly the same.

Silly me: I was testing it in a *scratch* buffer with
eval-expression-debug-on-error on, so errors always took me to the
debugger.  I now see the difference: stack-trace-on-error just prints
a backtrace, while debug-on-error enters the debugger.

> stack-trace-on-error is not documented in Emacs manual or the Lisp
> manual.

I'll document it in the Lisp manual.


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