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Re: better error messages in my *Messages* buffer?


From: ian.tegebo
Subject: Re: better error messages in my *Messages* buffer?
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:44:09 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

Other people have suggested reading the manual regarding debugging and Edebug 
in particular; I'd agree with that.  However, *Messages* really should report 
from where and when a message arrived.  I used the following as a basis for my 
own tweaking:

http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/DebugMessages

By itself, I think the above hack is a bit too noisy.  In particular, it 
interrupts completion in the minibuffer.

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:17:05 PM UTC-7, address@hidden wrote:
> Hi there,
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> learing elisp is fun, but debugging isn't for me at the moment.
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> >From ruby and from python I'm spoiled with additional info like
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> Error X in file Y line Z
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> but my *Messages* buffer just tells me:
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> error in process filter: Wrong type argument: listp, [...] 
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> What do you do in that case to find out which line of your code creates
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> that error?
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> Thanks,
> 
> Martin


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