[erlang-questions] UI Debugger

Jean Verger <>
Thu Sep 7 05:30:42 CEST 2006


Hi all,
thanks for your reply, now time to debug ...
So far, i've been not able to see other nodes from my local machine,
however, when I run the following command, i can connect remotely to
others nodes
"erl -n theName -rmsh " (I think there are some
other parameters)

thanks again,

Jean

On 9/6/06, Vlad Dumitrescu <> wrote:
> On 9/6/06, Jean Verger <> wrote:
> > I bet there are some usefull debuggers for remote servers. Any sugestions?
>
> Hi,
>
> From the debugger's user guide
> (http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-5.5.1/lib/debugger-3.1/doc/html/part_frame.html):
>
> 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.
>
> regards,
> Vlad
>



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