Question about the debugger in Rev 4.0

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Wed Sep 8 17:23:17 CDT 2010


Fascinating. So how would I set a soft breakpoint as opposed to a hard one? I use the breakpoint command. Is that the hard one? Which then is the soft breakpoint used by GLX2?

Bob


On Sep 8, 2010, at 2:14 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:

> Bob, Jim, et al-
> 
> Breakpoints are stored by the engine as a line number offset into a
> script. If you edit the script after setting a breakpoint, it's up to
> the script editor to adjust the breakpoints to accomodate the lines
> added or deleted. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. GLX2 has
> two types of breakpoints, hard and soft. The soft breakpoints are
> always adjusted correctly because they're under our control. The hard
> breakpoints are under the control of the IDE. Using the IDE's script
> editor you only get the hard breakpoints, and it's up to the script
> editor to adjust them accordingly. Sometimes you'll find that
> breakpoints are no longer where you think they should be.
> 
> -- 
> -Mark Wieder
> mwieder at ahsoftware.net
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