Fw: [VPM] gdb or perl -d?

Peter Scott Peter at PSDT.com
Mon Oct 6 20:29:24 CDT 2003

At 06:21 PM 10/6/2003 -0700, George Bowden wrote:

Thanks George!

> > On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Nathanael Kuipers wrote:
> >
> > > I would think that ultimately, perl -d is preferred for Perl projects
>since it
> > > is tailored for Perl.  But what would the reasons/circumstances be for
> > > preferring the GNU debugger? :)

Um, apples & oranges.  gdb can't debug Perl and perl -d can't debug C.

One could dream about perl -d invoking some kind of gdb to go into the 
actual opcodes... sort of the equivalent of stepi.  Anyone know if 
there's going to be a Parrot debugger?

> > > P.S.Peter, could you please alter my PM recipient address to
> > > nathanaelkuipers at hotmail.com?  As of the 12th, emails sent to current
> > > will bounce.

Peter Scott
Pacific Systems Design Technologies

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