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Print out the full call stack of the current method.

Most often we know one method gets called, but we have no idea on which code path gets executed or when the method gets called since there are so many code paths to the target method. The command stack comes to rescue in this difficult situation.


class-patternpattern for the class name
method-patternpattern for the method name
condition-expressioncondition expression
[E]turn on regex match, the default behavior is wildcard match
[n:]execution times
[m <arg>]Specify the max number of matched Classes, the default value is 50. Long format is [maxMatch <arg>].

There's one thing worthy noting here is observation expression. The observation expression supports OGNL grammar, for example, you can come up a expression like this "{params,returnObj}". All OGNL expressions are supported as long as they are legal to the grammar.

Thanks for advice's data structure, it is possible to observe from varieties of different angles. Inside advice parameter, all necessary information for notification can be found.

Pls. refer to core parameters in expression for more details.


Start Demo

Start math-game in Quick Start.


$ stack demo.MathGame primeFactors
Press Ctrl+C to abort.
Affect(class-cnt:1 , method-cnt:1) cost in 36 ms.
ts=2018-12-04 01:32:19;thread_name=main;id=1;is_daemon=false;priority=5;TCCL=sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@3d4eac69
        at demo.MathGame.main(

Specify the max number of matched Classes

$ stack demo.MathGame primeFactors -m 1
Press Q or Ctrl+C to abort.
Affect(class count:1 , method count:1) cost in 561 ms, listenerId: 5.
ts=2022-12-25 21:07:07;thread_name=main;id=1;is_daemon=false;priority=5;TCCL=sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@b4aac2
        at demo.MathGame.main(

Filtering by condition expression

$ stack demo.MathGame primeFactors 'params[0]<0' -n 2
Press Ctrl+C to abort.
Affect(class-cnt:1 , method-cnt:1) cost in 30 ms.
ts=2018-12-04 01:34:27;thread_name=main;id=1;is_daemon=false;priority=5;TCCL=sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@3d4eac69
        at demo.MathGame.main(

ts=2018-12-04 01:34:30;thread_name=main;id=1;is_daemon=false;priority=5;TCCL=sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@3d4eac69
        at demo.MathGame.main(

Command execution times exceed limit: 2, so command will exit. You can set it with -n option.

Filtering by cost

$ stack demo.MathGame primeFactors '#cost>5'
Press Ctrl+C to abort.
Affect(class-cnt:1 , method-cnt:1) cost in 35 ms.
ts=2018-12-04 01:35:58;thread_name=main;id=1;is_daemon=false;priority=5;TCCL=sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@3d4eac69
        at demo.MathGame.main(