[slime-devel] slime debugger string length cutoff, bad default and how to control it

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Sun Nov 27 17:49:40 UTC 2011

* Mark H. David [2011-11-27 14:11] writes:

> I thought this
> (setf (cdr (assoc 'swank::*sldb-string-length* swank:*sldb-printer-bindings*)) 5000)
> would do the to show my all of a 100-long string in SLDB.

I removed swank:*sldb-printer-bindings* a few days ago as it little
effect since a long time.

> (I think the cutoff should be much higher by default, by the way.)
> But when I looked at locals in SLDB, I had a string of length 100
> shown with its first 74 characters, followed by two
> dots (..).  (Uh, not to pile on, but wouldn't three dots
> (...) be normal?)

The "line" of for a local variable is truncated to 75 chars.  That's
what the two dots are saying.


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