[erlang-questions] Command-line Debugger?
Tue Feb 1 20:13:34 CET 2011
I already started reading it and it does seem quite useful. Thanks!
On 2/1/11 1:05 PM, Mazen Harake wrote:
> Hi Ahmed,
> Perhaps my tutorial from the Erlang User Conference will help you out:
> Good luck.
> On 01/02/2011 15:28, Ahmed Al-Saadi wrote:
>> Sorry if this was double-submitted, but I think that it didn't go to
>> the original group on the first attempt:
>> I'm a newcomer to Erlang (from Python). I've had great difficulties
>> in using the wx-based debugger and was wondering if there is a
>> command-line alternative a la python's pdb?!
>> It seems that every time I use the default debugger, my Wish app
>> hangs or crashes. Even with the latest release of wxErlang
>> (0.97.1212), I was not even able to set a breakpoint!
>> The use of a good debugger to trace program execution is invaluable
>> in learning a new language--a pedagogical role, in addition to its
>> normal troubleshooting role.
>> Any ideas of how I can improve the situation of my development
>> environment? Is there another command-line debugger? My platform is
>> MacOS X 10.6.6 with Erlang R14B... and, no, changing platforms is not
>> an option ;) Also, if I knew how to write a debugger at this point
>> in time, I would try to do so! Some guidance from a veteran could help.
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