\ Simple debugging aids
\ Copyright (C) 1995,1997 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
\ This file is part of Gforth.
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\ modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
\ as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
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\ This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
\ but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
\ MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
\ GNU General Public License for more details.
\ You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
\ along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
\ Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
\ They are meant to support a different style of debugging than the
\ tracing/stepping debuggers used in languages with long turn-around
\ IMO, a much better (faster) way in fast-compilig languages is to add
\ printing code at well-selected places, let the program run, look at
\ the output, see where things went wrong, add more printing code, etc.,
\ until the bug is found.
\ We support fast insertion and removal of the printing code.
\ !!Warning: the default debugging actions will destroy the contents
\ of the pictured numeric output string (i.e., don't use ~~ between <#
\ and #>).
defer printdebugdata ( -- ) \ gforth
' .s IS printdebugdata
defer printdebugline ( addr -- ) \ gforth
: (printdebugline) ( addr -- )
cr print-sourcepos ." :"
\ it would be nice to print the name of the following word,
\ but that's not easily possible for primitives
' (printdebugline) IS printdebugline
: (~~) ( -- )
r> sourcepos %size + >r ;
: ~~ ( compilation -- ; run-time -- ) \ gforth tilde-tilde
POSTPONE (~~) sourcepos, ; immediate