If it helps anyone developing Rails apps or gems, I wrote a shortcut for
set_trace_func, so next time you want to just add a line before and after
some function you are trying to debug you can have Ruby temporarily output
every line, method, etc. executed. Also, it lets you define the format, use
other loggers, etc. via a proc/lambda define, since you might not like the
default format. Apologize for posting here if it wouldn't help- maybe you
are using a real debugger.
In Gemfile add:
Around some part of code add this before:
and this after:
Hope it helps someone who needs a quick tool periodically without all the
time sink of profiling or setting a breakpoint and debugging in a slow IDE.