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Re: Stack traces

From: Matt Wette
Subject: Re: Stack traces
Date: Thu, 18 May 2017 20:05:55 -0700

> On May 18, 2017, at 6:38 AM, Christopher Allan Webber <address@hidden> wrote:
> Amirouche writes:
>> Le 27/02/2017 à 21:23, Andy Wingo a écrit :
>>> On Sat 18 Feb 2017 20:59, Amirouche <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> How do you access variables in the REPL?
>>> ,locals
>>> Andy
>> It doesn't display something that I can use.
> (Returning to this few-months-old thread...)
> Yes, I frequently find that ,locals does not display much
> information... it seems to be a toss-up whether the variables I need
> will be contained in it, so I've reduced the amount I use the actual
> debugger system in Guile a lot.  A shame, because it seems really nice.
> Because of this, I think I do what a lot of Guile hackers do (which is
> totally undocumented in the manual, so only people who have been hanging
> around with someoen else who knows tend to know about it), which is to
> use (pk) everywhere.  It's not as nice as being able to play with local
> variables at the REPL though!

> But then I ran ,optimize, and that made it obvious what's happening:
> (define (foo)
>  (start-repl
>    #:debug
>    (make-debug
>      (stack->vector (make-stack #t))
>      0
>      "trap!"
>      #t))
>  (start-repl

Thanks for the insight.  That explains a lot.


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