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From: Karl Zilles <zilles@1...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Estimating the size of the ocaml community
Christophe TROESTLER wrote:

 > What's wrong with camldebug ?


Since we're bitching about everything anyway, how about:

*) No conditional breakpoints
*) No watch expressions

ocamldebug works very well for debugging unexpected exceptions in my 
code, but when I wanted to trace the behavior of a specific function 
running on specific data, it was very painful to get to the right place.

1) set breakpoint
2) run
3) p variable
4) if not there yet, goto 2

yuck.  Am I missing something?  What do other people do?  Besides adding 
a conditional to their program to give them a place to set a breakpoint.