[Openmcl-devel] Debugging - beginner's question

Philippe Sismondi psismondi at arqux.com
Sun Nov 1 17:08:27 PST 2009

On 2009-11-01, at 5:55 PM, Greg Pfeil wrote:

> On 1 Nov 2009, at 17:47, Philippe Sismondi wrote:
>> It appears to me that the ccl debugger has limited knowledge of the
>> source code. Is that right or have I missed something in the
>> documentation?
>> That is, being new to CL I am still used to (and expecting, I  
>> guess) C-
>> style symbolic debugging. In such environments the source code line
>> (or form) would be identified as the offending party when an error
>> occurs.
>> Does this exist in ccl? Does the compiler even preserve such
>> information? I am still using slime+emacs, so maybe I should be
>> looking in the IDE for this.
> http://common-lisp.net/project/slime/doc/html/Debugger.html
> Typing 'v' in the SLDB frame should take you to the appropriate form.

Bingo. RTFM, I tells myself.


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