Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 13th May 2006 18:13 UTC, submitted by anonymous
General Development "Programming a UNIX system can be fun as well as educational. With the UNIX strace tool and GDB, the GNU Project Debugger, you can really dig deep into the functionality of your system and learn a lot about the various programs that comprise it. Using both tools in concert can be a rewarding experience as you look under the hood of your UNIX machine." Note: Hey don't look at me, I just copied the title...
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RE[2]: Fun...
by corentin on Sun 14th May 2006 12:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Fun..."
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> I prefer Visual Studio debugger because I don't have to learn those weird commands and I can see both source and disassembly all the time without typing god damn commands.

gdb is well integrated into Eclipse (with the CDT plugin). Other IDEs, such as Code::Blocks, provide a GUI for gdb too.

And there are also a few dedicated GUIs for gdb (such as Insight or DDD).

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RE[3]: Fun...
by klynch on Sun 14th May 2006 23:03 in reply to "RE[2]: Fun..."
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I've only used it a few times, but the XCode Debugger is very nice too.

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