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Re: server dev status

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Fri Oct 28 17:04:14 1994 )

From: deforest@netcom.com (Robert de Forest)
To: brandon@avon.declab.usu.edu
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 1994 13:49:24 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: coldstuff@MIT.EDU
In-Reply-To: <9410281516.AA04956@avon.declab.usu.edu> from "brandon@avon.declab.usu.edu" at Oct 28, 94 09:16:16 am

> < Jordan Baker has made changes to the server source which provide the
> < following:
> But, where is it/he?
> < callers() : Returns a list of [this, definer, method, line] from the call
> <            call stack. Intended primarily for debugging uses.
> I thought this was generally decided to be a bad idea...?

He is on the net sometimes, and not on this list and I have to forward
 stuff I think he cares about to him. (jbb@homer.ncm.com)

It is being debugged by him. It works. It does not have the bugs you
 (Brandon) reported. The version you have was older and _alpha_.

I begged for callers() because I wanted to use it in an in-db throw which
 would suspend the eroneous task and notify the debugging programmer about
 the suspended, broken task. This could be extended into something almost
 gdb-like. Just don't use the information as part of the design of a finished

Crag / Robert