[erlang-questions] [ANN] edbg
Thu Dec 6 15:53:12 CET 2018
edbg - A TTY interface to the Erlang debugger and trace functionality.
Useful if you, for example, work from home but still want to debug your
code at your work desktop, or if you simply don't like the standard
Note that lots of the debugger functionality is already supported by the
standard OTP int.erl module. What the edbg debugger brings is basically
the tty based attached mode and the possibility to make use of
interactively defined conditional break points.
The edbg tracing functionality is (hopefully) a somewhat more novel
approach compared to existing trace tools.
The idea is to avoid being drowned in trace output. Instead you'll get a
call-graph where you can choose what arguments to inspect.
Study the examples to get an idea of how it works:
(edbg is a bit hackish but has been quite stable for some time now...)
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