[slime-devel] How to support a new interpreter?

Tobias C. Rittweiler tcr at freebits.de
Thu Jul 23 17:10:48 UTC 2009

Helmut Eller <heller at common-lisp.net> writes:

> I'm pretty sure that arguments and locals aren't there.  Well, maybe
> some JVMs include them, but java.lang.StackTraceElement has no methods
> to access them.  It must already be expensive to fill in the limited
> stacktrace that is present in Sun's JVM so maybe it would be possible to
> include them.

Yeah true, but it seems that Java additionally provides a rather
complete Debugger API which includes an ExceptionEvent that is invoked at
the place an exception is thrown, and where you can get at StackFrame


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