[slime-devel] Re: Inspector doc

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Tue Sep 9 14:47:05 UTC 2008

* Tobias C. Rittweiler [2008-09-08 22:56+0200] writes:

> Madhu <enometh at meer.net> writes:
>> Helu, I'm having trouble using the inspector effectively: some objects
>> are truncated, some lists are truncated etc.  These boil down to
>> bindings of printer variables [the debug state, etc]
> On a related note, I don't like the overly aggressive truncating in
> backtraces that was introduced recently, and is probably related to the
> how it's done in the inspector.
> OTOH, previously I sometimes cursed about the verbosity of backtraces,
> and now I'm cursing for the lack of details. So I think this needs some
> thought. Perhaps some way to increase the level of detail?

*backtrace-printer-bindings* is intended for this purpose.
Perhaps call/truncated-output-to-string should be called
with (* *print-lines* *print-right-margin*) as argument
instead of the hardcoded 100.


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