Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd May 2013 10:15 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives "In the past few weeks, I've managed to find a bit more free time to work on Haiku. As per usual, the lion's share of this time was spent on improving our integrated debugger. As such, I thought I'd give a brief overview of what's been added, and how it can be useful."
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X11 "gui" debugger for C/C++/etc - "ups"
by userw014 on Thu 2nd May 2013 20:24 UTC
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2010-11-05

I used 'ups" to work on a debugging network daemons (in particular, Merit Computer Network's RADIUS server, based on the Livingston code). It offered a very nice way to view the code and step through it, etc. as you would expect a debugger to do, and to hold various various variables (including structures) in view at the same time.

Since I haven't done C/C++ coding on that scale (several hundred thousand lines of code) for network daemons for some time, I've been satisfied with "gdb" when I need to.

Most of my coding since then has been without the aid of debugging tools since it's involved scripted languages from web servers, cron jobs, etc. where I can't attach a debugger and have to suffer with the equivalent of scattering "printf" statements through the code, guarded by a "debug_level" variable. (Sad and tedious.) I miss "ups".

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