Debugger forgetting soft breakpoints

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Wed Sep 7 18:57:02 CEST 2016


FWIW the script I was playing with last night wasn't using any externals.  So 
I'm not sure that's always implicated.

On 07/09/2016 15:44, Bob Sneidar wrote:
> I think you've nailed it Jacque. The scripts I use indeed make calls to externals, in this case sqlYoga (if you can call a stack in use an *external*). Of course almost everything I write does that. I like your idea of double soft points. It's also not that much trouble to just type BREAKPOINT on some line above where I want to break.
>
> Mark, I will check those properties before and after the compile to see if anything changed.
>
> Bob S
>
>
>> On Sep 6, 2016, at 21:27 , J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 9/6/2016 6:35 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>>> I hesitate to submit a bug report when I cannot reliably reproduce
>>> the problem. Again, the app this occurs in has database dependencies,
>>> logins etc which would prevent you from seeing the actual problem
>>> because you could not get that far. I attempted to make a simple
>>> stack to demonstrate it, but the problem won't occur then.
>>>
>>> That is why  Iwas hoping others who have seen this could chime in so
>>> maybe we could produce some short list of commonality to zero in on a
>>> possible cause.
>>
>> Mostly I see this when the script calls into a LC library or external in the IDE. The editor won't break at those places unless you have gRevDevelopment set to true (I think) which allows you to step into the IDE scripts. Doing that is a snake pit.
>>
>> Since your stack has databases, internet access, etc. it sounds like a candidate. What I usually do is put a breakpoint dot on the line right below the one that doesn't trigger so it will break immediately afterward.
>>
>> I think I've seen skipped breakpoints at other times too but I can't remember what was involved. Those are pretty elusive.
>>
>> --
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com




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