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C++ How to Program, Sixth Edition by H. M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., P. J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Appendix J. Using the GNU C++ Debugger

 

And so shall I catch the fly.

 
 --William Shakespeare
 

We are built to make mistakes, coded for error.

 
 --Lewis Thomas
 

What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expect generally happens.

 
 --Benjamin Disraeli
 

He can run but he can’t hide.

 
 --Joe Louis
 

It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth.

 
 --John Locke

OBJECTIVES

In this appendix you’ll learn:

  • To use the run command to run a program in the debugger.

  • To use the break command to set a breakpoint.

  • To use the continue command to continue execution.

  • To use the print command to evaluate expressions.

  • To use the set command to change variable values during program execution.

  • To use the step, finish and next ...

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