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From: Petter <>
Subject: Re: DebugBreak() in Ada
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2023 08:21:22 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
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tisdag 25 april 2023 kl. 14:12:02 UTC+2 skrev Niklas Holsti:
> On 2023-04-25 14:18, Petter wrote: 
> > I used some way to cause a DebugBreak() (programmatically causeng a 
> > break command in gdb) some 10 years ago. Now I can't find it. Perhaps 
> > one could raise int3? But I can't find how to either. Regards, 
> > Petter
> What do you mean by "causing a break command in gdb"? Do you intend to 
> run the program under gdb, and want to be able to insert something -- 
> perhaps a call DebugBreak -- in the Ada source to always cause a break 
> into gdb control at the point of that call, without having to set gdb 
> breakpoints at every call? 
> It is not a fully automatic method, but you could write a null Ada 
> procedure DebugBreak and set a breakpoint in that procedure, manually 
> from gdb, before starting the program. Then every call to DebugBreak 
> will break, and you can look one level down in the call chain to see the 
> state at the point of call.

Sorry, I thougth DebugBreak() was familiar. If you in other languages not used by me call DebugBreak() i cuases the debugger to stop a running execution. I'm thought we had a similar for Ada. But I can be mistaken

  reply	other threads:[~2023-04-25 15:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-04-25 11:18 DebugBreak() in Ada Petter
2023-04-25 12:11 ` Niklas Holsti
2023-04-25 15:21   ` Petter [this message]
2023-04-25 17:22   ` Simon Wright
2023-04-25 17:20 ` Simon Wright
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