Debugging the IDE

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Nov 4 14:01:11 EDT 2016


Mark Wieder write:

 > On 11/03/2016 05:54 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
 >> Bob Sneidar wrote:
 >>> To my horror I am finding a number of errors where a handler is
 >>> being called that didn't exist, but it never shows up because if
 >>> gRevDevelopment is false, plugins silently fail.
 >>
 >> How?
 >>
 >> Plugins are just stacks like any other, they just happen to live in a
 >> Plugins folder.
 >
 > Not exactly. Plugin stacks are treated as IDE system stacks. So
 > errors and breakpoints are silently ignored as long as
 > gRevDevelopment is false.

I can understand not breaking the trace flow in the debugger.

But what is the benefit of falsely masking execution errors?

And how does it do that?

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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