From: Hendrik Schober (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-19 07:12:06
"David Abrahams" <david.abrahams_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On systems where there's a built-in facility for that (Windows, Unix),
> anything you can do yourself is going to be vastly inferior to what the
> system can give you by default. On Windows you get JIT debugging, which
> invokes a debugger on the program with (if you know the right tricks) the
> entire program state preserved. On Unix, a core dump is a debuggable image
> of the program state.
> I would never trade what's supplied by the platform for a cumbersome
> intrusive facility that requires manual intervention.
You wouldn't have to trade. You would have an additional
choice. (Who prevents you from having an 'int 3' in you
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