[erlang-questions] Can interactive debugger break on exceptio ns?

Convey Christian J NPRI ConveyCJ@REDACTED
Thu Feb 28 20:45:15 CET 2008

So shouldn't Erlang error reports just include line numbers?

I don't know anything about Erlang's implementation, but omitting line numbers from error reports just seems capriciously Sadistic :) 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Cully [mailto:bcully@REDACTED] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 2:41 PM
> To: Convey Christian J NPRI
> Cc: erlang-questions@REDACTED
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Can interactive debugger 
> break on exceptio ns?
> On 28-Feb-2008, at 13:48, Convey Christian J NPRI wrote:
> > Thanks, that does help, but the function in question has 
> multiple if 
> > statements.  That's why I was looking for a line number.
> 	It's good practice to break your functions up into very 
> small blocks, as it makes tracking these kinds of errors down 
> much easier. Once you start using multiple case/if 
> statements, debugging by exception gets to be difficult.
> -bjc

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