Ticket #987 (assigned bug)

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

Make breakpoints actually work in parrot_debugger

Reported by: dukeleto Owned by: Paul C. Anagnostopoulos
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: tools Version: 1.5.0
Severity: medium Keywords: tools debugger
Cc: Language:
Patch status: Platform: all

Description

Currently, you can add and delete breakpoints, but they don't actually stop the program flow.

A failing test for this would be a good start.

Change History

Changed 12 years ago by jkeenan

  • owner set to dukeleto
  • component changed from none to tools

Changed 11 years ago by Paul C. Anagnostopoulos

  • status changed from new to assigned
  • owner changed from dukeleto to Paul C. Anagnostopoulos

Changed 11 years ago by Paul C. Anagnostopoulos

Actually, breakpoints do work now, although not perfectly. There are some other problems that could stand fixing, so I'm working on them now.

Changed 11 years ago by Paul C. Anagnostopoulos

The first round of improvements was committed in r49021. This includes fixes to source file loading, source/disassembly listing, and breakpoints. Note that the code PCs in the source listing are incorrect; use the disassembly listing to set breakpoints.

Changed 11 years ago by jkeenan

  • keywords debugger added

Any GSOC candidates interested in working on Parrot debugger should review this ticket.

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