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From: Pixel <pixel@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] debugger backtracking/checkpoints
Chris Hecker <checker@d6.com> writes:

> > but disagree with the claim itself. Ocaml's debugger is in one respect
> > extremely advanced: it is a reversible debugger, which puts it way ahead
> > of most languages' debuggers, imperative or not. It is in one other
> 
> Since the debugger doesn't work on msvc builds, I haven't used it
> much, but do people find the backtracking thing useful in everyday
> debugging?

i'm using it extensively:
- trying to understand where a bug comes from using logs
- when the bug is more localised i debug at the location and find out what's
wrong going back and forth inspecting variables until the precise pb is
localised.

--
Pixel
 
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