[erlang-questions] Erlang tracing

Ulf Wiger ulf@REDACTED
Mon Sep 21 15:46:51 CEST 2015

> On 21 Sep 2015, at 15:41, Vlad Dumitrescu <vladdu55@REDACTED> 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).

Ulf W

Ulf Wiger, Co-founder & Developer Advocate, Feuerlabs Inc.

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