[MonoDevelop] how to use debug in MonoDevelop 2.0

Jensen Somers jensen.somers at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 15:20:55 EDT 2009

On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 21:13, danieru<samuraidanieru at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> How can I setup and use debugging in MonoDevelop 2.0? I'm using the Ubuntu
> Jaunty 'monodevelop' 2.0 package, and I also installed
> 'monodevelop-debugger-mdb' 2.0-1.
> Now I'm in the IDE with both combo boxes set to 'debug', and I've inserted
> break points in my code, but when I hit F5, it doesn't seem to hit any of
> the breaks (I'm assuming they turn yellow?) and I'm not seeing any variable
> value windows. I'm also not finding any 'step in, over,' commands in the
> menus.
> Also, I did find the 'Add-in Manager' from preferences. Under Debugging,
> it's showing "MDB support for Mono.Debugging 2.0' but it appears already
> installed, only giving me the option of 'Disable'.
> Am I missing something here?
> Are there instructions anywhere on how to setup/use the debugger?
> Any help is appreciated.

I am having the same problem. I tried both GDB and MDB but no luck.

I did notice that the application I try to debug is using make
commands when running, could that be an issue?

- Jensen

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