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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-25 07:32:53

On Thu, 25 Sep 2003, Lars Gullik Bjønnes wrote

>Well I guess you can call it tracing.
>In LyX we have used it to "trace" different aspects of code:
>key handling, font handling, the different subsystems: gui, math,
>graphics. (and several others)
>And we have all the trace code compiled in at all times, so that when
>we suspect problem we can ask the user to turn on the required trace
>(or combinations thereof)

Yes, I think this is clearly the more typical need compared to my 'compile it
all out' requirement.

>We use it also for more general debug messages during development.
>PS. When you say trace I usually just think about function call trace.

Got it. My meaning was broader than that -- to include variable value
printing within functions, etc.


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