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Chapter 38. Boost.Stacktrace 1.0

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Table of Contents

Getting Started
How to print current call stack
Handle terminates, aborts and Segmentation Faults
Better asserts
Exceptions with stacktrace
Enabling and disabling stacktraces
Saving stacktraces by specified format
Getting function information from pointer
Global control over stacktrace output format
Configuration and Build
MinGW and MinGW-w64 specific notes
Header <boost/stacktrace/stacktrace.hpp>
Header <boost/stacktrace/detail/frame_decl.hpp>
Header <boost/stacktrace/frame.hpp>
Header <boost/stacktrace/safe_dump_to.hpp>
Header <boost/stacktrace/stacktrace_fwd.hpp>

How can one display the call sequence in C++? What function called the current function? What call sequence led to an exception?

Boost.Stacktrace library is a simple C++03 library that provides information about call sequence in a human-readable form.

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