DebugWare Patterns (Part 7)

Trace Expert pattern came to my mind when I was writing about software trace patterns. It is a very lightweight expert system relying on trace collector and trace formatter (patterns to be written about soon). It is a module that takes a preformatted software trace message file or a buffer and a set of built in rules and uses simple search (peharps involving regular expressions) to dig out diagnostic information and provide troubleshooting and debugging directions.

This module is schematically depicted on the following UML component diagram:

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