Trace on Variable assignment

Andy with Recycled Electrons <>
Thu Nov 2 19:05:00 CET 2000


> > > One of the things I really like in the Ericsson AXE-10 
> > environment is the
> > > ability to trace on changes to a variable. I've often found 
> > myself wishing
> > > for this in the Erlang trace mechanism.
> > 
> > Not much point in that ehh .... since we can't change the value
> > of a variable ???
> 
> Thanks for the tip. My subject was "Trace on variable assignment".
> 
> In R7B we can see the values of function parameters but not assignment
> within functions. IMHO this would be nice.
> 
> Any sensible views?

This may not be sensible, but I am curious...

What do we log, other than name and value assigned?
- Scope?
- Do we insert this information other outbound debugger information, in
one windown, or file?

Sincerely, 

Andy Allen
Recycled Electrons
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