[plt-scheme] Re: plt-scheme digest, Vol 1 #951 - 15 msgs

From: Guillaume Marceau (gmarceau at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Tue Aug 10 08:26:08 EDT 2004

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Matthew Jadud wrote:

> 1) I write a Scheme program: say, a small bytecode interpreter


> 2) I want to "debug" my programs.


> 3) I write a little GUI that continuously shows the state of the
> register variables and memory hash using FrTime.

yes, that's the idea

> 4) I can even (I suspect) run my computation backwards and forwards if I
> instrument the virtual machine correctly, using << and >> buttons in a
> FrTime GUI. I imagine an appropriate call to call/cc in one or two
> places achieves what I'm talking about.

yes and no.

MzTake will let you pause the program in the middle of the execution, and
then resume forward. However, we don't have backward time travel
implemented (unfortunately).

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