> Unfortunately I discovered that ruby standard debugger is somehow
> too slow to be usable but in simple cases. I suspect that there are
> ways to make it much faster with some C code that would take over
> the current set_trace_proc mechanism:
> 
> A) An extended caller() with bindings in the result
> B) set_trace_proc( some_file, some_line_no ) { gets here when line reached }
> 
> I don't do C code anymore unfortunately (well... I do Ruby code
> instead) Anyone working on this ?

Have you tried rbprof?  It's a significantly faster profiler that's
available via Aspect Orriented programming.  -sc

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Sean Chittenden