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From:
Ronald J. Kimball
Date:
March 6, 2000 14:49
Subject:
[ID 20000306.005] debugger: line not optional for a
Message ID:
200003062245.RAA70249@linguist.dartmouth.edu

This is a bug report for perl from rjk@linguist.dartmouth.edu,
generated with the help of perlbug 1.26 running under perl 5.00503.


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The documentation in perldebug for the a debugger command suggests that the
line argument is optional:

       a [line] command

However, the code in perl5db.pl requires the line argument.

Is the proper solution to update the documentation, or to make the line
argument optional?

I can do a patch either way.

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Site configuration information for perl 5.00503:

Configured by sting at Mon Jul 26 10:22:37 EDT 1999.

Summary of my perl5 (5.0 patchlevel 5 subversion 3) configuration:
  Platform:
    osname=irix, osvers=6.5, archname=IP32-irix
    uname='irix linguist 6.5 01221644 ip32 '
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=undef useperlio=undef d_sfio=undef
  Compiler:
    cc='cc -n32', optimize='-O3', gccversion=
    cppflags='-D_BSD_TYPES -D_BSD_TIME -OPT:Olimit=0:space=ON -I/usr/local/include -DLANGUAGE_C'
    ccflags ='-D_BSD_TYPES -D_BSD_TIME -woff 1009,1110,1184 -OPT:Olimit=0:space=ON -I/usr/local/include -DLANGUAGE_C'
    stdchar='unsigned char', d_stdstdio=define, usevfork=false
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=16
    alignbytes=8, usemymalloc=y, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='cc -n32', ldflags ='-L/usr/local/lib -L/usr/linguist/lib -L/usr/local/lib32'
    libpth=/usr/local/lib /usr/lib32 /lib32 /lib /usr/lib /usr/linguist/lib
    libs=-lm
    libc=/usr/lib32/libc.so, so=so, useshrplib=false, libperl=libperl.a
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' '
    cccdlflags=' ', lddlflags='-n32 -shared -L/usr/local/lib -L/usr/linguist/lib -L/usr/local/lib32'

Locally applied patches:
    

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@INC for perl 5.00503:
    /usr/linguist/lib/perl5/5.00503/IP32-irix
    /usr/linguist/lib/perl5/5.00503
    /usr/linguist/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005/IP32-irix
    /usr/linguist/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.005
    .

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Environment for perl 5.00503:
    HOME=/usr/people/rjk
    LANG=C
    LANGUAGE (unset)
    LD_LIBRARY_PATH (unset)
    LOGDIR (unset)
    PATH=/usr/bin:/usr/linguist/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bsd:/sbin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/local/bin:/usr/afsws/bin:/usr/etc:/usr/people/rjk/scripts:/usr/people/rjk/bin:.
    PERL_BADLANG (unset)
    SHELL=/bin/tcsh

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