[MonoDevelop] Debugger

Sebastian scut@nb.in-berlin.de
Thu, 8 Jan 2004 20:20:17 +0800

Hi Mono enthusiasts :)

On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 12:08:38PM +0100, Marco Canini wrote:

> So my request/suggestion is that MD should keep in contact with martin
> to create a pluggable gui and a working debugger.

This is also my experience of what is Mono's most lacking feature. As a
development platform you just could not get away without a usable debugger
with at least some basic features (breakpointing, backtrace, data
inspection, single and method-level stepping). I tried getting Martin's
debugger to work there times and everytime failed. Sure the 0.5 is just
intended as unstable snapshot release only and might not compile against a
stable release of Mono, but a debugger is the most important piece I missed
(WriteLine-debugging just isn't as convenient ;) Even a simple gdb-like
interface would do it. And also important to the developers that want to
_use_ Mono, it should be shipped with the main mono releases, so it is
installed in a default mono installation.


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