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Date: 2003-12-02 (20:50)
From: Yaron M. Minsky <yminsky@c...>
Subject: [Caml-list] getting stack traces in running code
Is there a reason why stack traces are available only on a crash?  I
have a project (a distributed OpenPGP keyserver system,
http://www.nongnu.org/sks/) that is a long-running daemon.  Unexpected
errors are caught and logged, but unfortunately, there's no way of
getting a stack-trace, since I don't let the exceptions kill the
program.  This makes debugging much more difficult, and is one of the
single largest difficulties I have with ocaml.  Is there a technical
reason that a bytecode-compiled executable couldn't have access to the
stack trace during execution?


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