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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Debugger incoming
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-08 21:11:17

On 04/26/2017 05:16 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
> I believe that the Jam debugger (currently in the debug
> branch) is now sufficiently stable for inclusion in develop.
> - The main implementation is in src/engine/debugger.c
> - Documentation is built from doc/src/debug.xml
> - Tests are in test/
> The debugger can be launched by running `b2 -dconsole`.
> The functionality provided is a basic subset of
> gdb commands:
> run, continue, step, next, finish, break, disable,
> enable, delete, clear, print, backtrace, kill, quit, help.
> Any questions, comments, and criticism are greatly appreciated.

When running the tests for Boost Build the debugger and debugger-mi
tests are failing. I have not yet tried the debugger functionality but I
noticed the failures when running the Boost Build tests because of a PR
I am still reviewing.

> In Christ,
> Steven Watanabe

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