tracing

Brian Buchanan <>
Fri Sep 9 22:55:21 CEST 2005


On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Serge Aleynikov wrote:

> When a tracing process is setup with dbg:tracer/2 it accepts a function that 
> can accumulate traces in a custom accumulator, such as this:

...

> Is there a way to retrieve the content of this accumulator before calling 
> dbg:stop()?

Serge,

Why not write a simple gen_server that abstracts this functionality?  The 
trace fun would post messages to the server, which would record them as 
part of its internal state.  The "stop trace" function would terminate the 
gen_server and return the collected trace results.

- Brian

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