[erlang-questions] UI Debugger

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Wed Sep 6 14:51:15 CEST 2006

On 9/6/06, Jean Verger <> wrote:
> I bet there are some usefull debuggers for remote servers. Any sugestions?


>From the debugger's user guide

1.11 Debugging Remote Nodes
By using debugger:start/1, it can be specified if Debugger should be
started in local or global mode.

debugger:start(local | global)

If no argument is provided, Debugger is started in global mode.

In local mode, code is interpreted only at the current node. In global
mode, code is interpreted at all known nodes. Processes at other nodes
executing interpreted code will automatically be shown in the Monitor
window and can be attached to like any other debugged process.

It is possible, but definitely not recommended to start Debugger in
global mode on more than one node in a network, as they will interfer
with each other leading to inconsistent behaviour.


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