[slime-devel] Debugging without stepping

Brian Downing bdowning at lavos.net
Fri Jan 13 16:18:04 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 03:48:29PM +0000, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> But doesn't that require an exception or an error to break into the debugger?
> If you are trying to track down a logic error, what approach can you use?

Liberal ASSERT forms will serve to drop you into the debugger when
suspicious things happen.  If the run-time cost is problematic for
release they can be conditionally killed by simply shadowing ASSERT in
your package.


Also, TRACE is your friend.

*** Brian Downing <bdowning at lavos dot net> 

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