[erlang-questions] Erlang tracing

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Mon Sep 21 16:06:01 CEST 2015


On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Ulf Wiger <> wrote:

> On 21 Sep 2015, at 15:41, Vlad Dumitrescu <> wrote:
>
> One might fantasize about enabling migration from io:format() debugging to
>> this, ideally by simply rewriting the debug macro: a handy wrapper that
>> simulates the original printouts. There are some problems with this, so
>> I’ve chosen not to go there.
>>
>
> Ulf, could you please sketch the issues that you encountered?
>
> Well, the main issue would be that most debug macros are versions of
> io:format/2, and for a high-level “trace event” function, I’d like a
> different convention than (Format, Args).
>
>
Ah, I see, I thought there were issues of a more technical type. Thanks.

regards,
Vlad
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