Commit 5dd0e5c5 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Mention trace.el facilities in the ELisp manual

* doc/lispref/debugging.texi (Debugging): Mention the trace.el
parent 97b0e41c
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You can use Edebug, a source-level debugger for Emacs Lisp.
@cindex tracing Lisp programs
You can trace the execution of functions involved in the problem using
the tracing facilities provided by the @file{trace.el} package. This
package provides the functions @code{trace-function-foreground} and
@code{trace-function-background} for tracing function calls, and
@code{trace-values} for adding values of select variables to the
trace. For the details, see the documentation of these facilities in
If a syntactic problem is preventing Lisp from even reading the
program, you can locate it using Lisp editing commands.
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