Getting hold of a process backtrace info?

The function call erlang:process_display(whereis(user), backtrace) print the process backtrace.

Is it possible to get hold of that backtrace printout in any way (e.g like a binary string)?

That would be mighty nice!
Cheers, Tobbe


Yes, you can use erlang:process_info(Pid, backtrace). Returned value is {backtrace, Bin}, and according to docs:

Binary Bin contains the same information as the output from erlang:process_display(Pid, backtrace).
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Hehe geez…I searched for ‘backtrace’ on the Docs page, didn’t see anything useful,
but missed the little link at the bottom saying “see all 55 results”…

Ok, case closed, thanks!