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From: Basile Starynkevitch <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Introspection of functions with Utop
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2020 15:37:10 +0200
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On 4/25/20 3:12 PM, Alan Schmitt wrote:
> On 2020-04-25 08:43, Malcolm Matalka <> writes:
>> What's the answer??
> There is no way to print the code of the function. It is compiled to
> bytecode by the toplevel and added to the current environment.

Unless (on Linux/x86-64 at least) you compile the code with the -g 
debugging option.

Adventurous developers could even couple that with Ian Taylor's 
libbacktrace library. I leave them to check license compatibility with 
their lawyers.

The real issue is of course funding, as usual. DWARF support in Ocaml 
needs improvement.

> -- 

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-21 11:41 orbifx
2020-04-21 14:09 ` Ali M.
2020-04-24 16:05   ` orbifx
2020-04-25  6:43     ` Malcolm Matalka
2020-04-25 13:20       ` Alan Schmitt
2020-04-25 13:37         ` Basile Starynkevitch [this message]
2020-04-27 16:12           ` Josh Berdine

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