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Create a debugging guide #89
TLDR: add a guide that explains how to debug issues that aren’t covered by steal’s awesome error messages.
Steal’s error messages are really useful in debugging common issues. However, sometimes a file doesn’t load or exist, or there’s an error from something other than steal, or no error is shown at all.
Here are some examples of issues that people would hopefully be able to figure out on their own if they had a debugging guide to reference:
Let’s create a debugging guide that:
This would serve as a catch-all for debugging steal issues for which we can’t show a better error message. The “generic” debugging section would include all the things that Manuel & Matthew know to try / look for when debugging issues.
The initial guide could have enough information to debug the issues above, then we could add to it over time (just like with error messages) as other questions/issues arise.
I originally filed this issue in 2017 with the following text: