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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-23 09:32:51

Malcolm Cifuentes <malcolm_cifuentes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in
> news:uslza5jwl.fsf_at_[hidden]:
>> Malcolm Cifuentes <malcolm_cifuentes_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Hi all,
>>> had a look through the archives, but I can't find any mention of a
>>> debugger being discussed. It would be terribly nice if at some stage
>>> in the future if bb provided a built-in debugger (similar in style to
>>> perl).
>> I proposed it (and was going to do it myself) but nobody was
>> enthusiastic about the idea. Since the plan is now to port all of
>> BBv2 to Python, we probably shouldn't waste our effort at this point.
> won't the same problem exist?

Python has good debuggers.

> I've all ways presumed the port is of jam_src and not all the v2
> infrastructure as well. Am I incorrect?

Yes, you're incorrect. In fact, it's the v2 infrastructure that is
being ported _first_; that's the easier problem.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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