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From: Jake Donham <jake@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Backtracting exceptions in toplevel
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:15 PM, C. Fr <newsgroups.fr@gmail.com> wrote:
> It there a way to get a backtrace for exceptions occurring in the toplevel
> (for example, getting more information when the stack blows)? Iíve read that
> there was an equivalent of the -b option that ocamlrun uses, but I couldnít
> find any subsequent information on it.

In 3.11.x there is Printexc.record_backtrace which controls the -b
flag, and Printexc.get_backtrace to get the trace of the last
exception.

If you want to see backtraces printed automatically in the toplevel,
try my patch:

  http://ambassadortothecomputers.blogspot.com/2010/03/updated-backtrace-patch.html

Jake