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Date: Mon, 5 Jun 89 15:05:06 MDT
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Stephen Nicoud)
How can a process get a backtrace of its own stack?
See the section in book 2A on the Condition system and the Debugger.
It describes a multitude of functions for getting pointers to stack
frames and accessing information in them. It describes just about
everything you'd need to reimplement the debugger yourself. Look up
DBG:WITH-ERRING-FRAME in the index, and this should get you close
(unfortunately, the page numbers in Symbolics indexes are only an
approximation to reality -- hopefully this will be improved in future
manuals written with Concordia).
You could also look at the source to the debugger. I believe this is
in the Basic Source category.
- From: Jonathan Ostrowsky <jo@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.SYMBOLICS.COM>
- From: Stephen Nicoud <snicoud@ATC.BOEING.COM>