compiler options

Siri Hansen <>
Tue Apr 30 08:47:05 CEST 2002


Hi Vlad!

You don't need a compiler directive to trace local calls. Try the
using the 'local' flag with erlang:trace_pattern/3, or if using dbg,
try dbg:tpl(...) instead of dbg:tp(...).

Regards
/siri

Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> Hi, good people!
> 
> The recent discussions about compiler warnings and such, revived a question 
> that I think might be interesting for others too.
> 
> I find the trace mechanism very useful, but am frustrated that it only works 
> for tracing external calls... Wouldn't it be a nice feature (or maybe it is 
> just undocumented?) to have a compiler directive "-compile(remote_calls)." 
> or something that will make all local function calls to get compiled as if 
> they were remote? This way one could trace local calls without having to 
> change the code.
> 
> best regards,
> Vlad
> 
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