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From: Sam Steingold <sds@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] backtrace output: feature request
> * Xavier Leroy <Knivre.Yrebl@vaevn.se> [2007-04-22 12:10:57 +0200]:
>
>> how do I get backtraces on exceptions in then top-level?
>> I want to see something like:
>> h called g on line 1
>> g called f on line 1
>> f raised invalid_argument on line 1
>
> Currently, you cannot.  Conceivably, this would be the same mechanism
> as outlined above (i.e. making backtrace data available from Caml).
> However, you'd get a backtrace in terms of file names and line
> numbers, which don't make that much sense for toplevel definitions.

yes they do. file=function name.

> Functions names don't really exist in compiled code.

sure - but file/line annotations do, and they can be easily augmented
with function names.

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