FFI Report, CVS Id 1.11

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Mon Sep 10 06:44:24 EDT 2001

>> 3) Just as stacks of cost centres are useful for profiling, it'd be
>>    useful to have stacks of error locations.

> The full stack trace is of course highly useful when debugging a
> library, though.  In GHC, you *can* get the stack trace info when an
> exception is raised  ...

Likewise, in nhc98 you can get very useful stack trace info by
compiling for tracing (-T) and using the tool hat-stack after the
computation crashes.  I agree though with Simon that this info
probably belongs in the debugging world rather than in the general
world of computations.


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