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September 30, 2013 17:05
Re: A few Perl gdb debugging tools
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On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Zefram <> wrote:
> Matthew Horsfall (alh) wrote:
>>I'd be fine with removing the reference to my module if there's
>>another way to catch the Parser inside an if() statement, etc, but I
>>couldn't figure out how to get BEGIN { } to work inside:
> You don't want BEGIN in that case.  BEGIN{study} is intended to cause
> a break very early in perl execution, providing a good opportunity to
> set up additional breakpoints and watchpoints.  If you want a break at
> a particular point in execution, you just want study() at that point.

I do. The point is to catch the parsing of the if(...) statement, not
the execution. (which is why I wrote Devel::GDB::Parser::Breakpoint).

-- Matthew Horsfall (alh)

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