[MonoDevelop] On expressions and cathpoints (debugger)

Lluis Sanchez Gual lluis at novell.com
Tue Sep 2 05:40:31 EDT 2008

El dt 02 de 09 de 2008 a les 00:42 -0700, en/na asanlua va escriure:
> Hi, 
> I am trying to develop an expression evaluator for the integration of the
> debugger on MD, so I have to define this expressions in the debugger. I
> think that I have to do something similar as it is done in the watches list,
> but I don't understand this way properly. Can you please give me a helping
> hand about it? 

To evaluate an expression you can use:

IdeApp.Services.DebuggingService.CurrentFrame.GetExpressionValue (someExpression, true)

> Also, how can I introduce a catchpoint in the debugger session, in order to
> handle it in the future? I mean, as far as I know, you can assign a
> catchpoint to some exceptions (defined by the user), but I don't know how to
> do this. 


IdeApp.Services.DebuggingService.Breakpoints.AddCatchpoint (fullNameOfException);


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