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- Subject: Re: Lua high-level debugger
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Wed, 2 May 2018 07:01:36 +0200
2018-05-02 6:18 GMT+02:00 Sean Conner <email@example.com>:
> It was thus said that the Great Dirk Laurie once stated:
>> Am I describing your module, or close?
>> 1. It provides interactive debugging.
> Further clarification needed.
>> 2. It takes max 5 minutes of studying the README to get up to speed.
> Erm ...
>> 3. You run your Lua code with `lua -l mydebug` or the like.
>> 4. At some point in the program where you need debugging, you put
>> 5. That routine calls a REPL which can list, inspect and change
>> variables visible at that point of the program and return.
> Yes to everything bug change variables.
>> !> x?
>> upvalue, table 0x34bc80, has __index chain (3 levels)
>> !> x.a?
>> in __index(1), number, -nan
>> !> x.a = 0
>> !> exit
>> This is not a sneaky advertisement for a module I already almost have.
>> I wish to know what is on the shelf already.
> Does it need to be published?
Just being available in a repository will do.
Your screenshot brings back memories of Turbo Pascal ...