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VisualAge BreakPoint settings

Anita Karnati
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Joined: Dec 26, 2000
Posts: 6
could anybody tell me how do i set the break points in visual age tool for a java program,
the problem is some times when i set the break points i am getting step by step screen, some times it is not coming.
could any body tell me why i am not getting that step by step(debugging) screen.
Thanks
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Stephen Peterson
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Joined: Dec 25, 2000
Posts: 33
Hi Anita,
Sounds like you are referring to the Debug window.
I've been using VIJ for a few months pretty heavily, so I am getting a bit more familliar with it. I havent't encountered any irregularities of the debugger sometimes recognizing a breakpoint, and other time flow through it without stopping. Are you sure your flow of execution hits the statements with the breakpoints set on them? That is what I would try to check into.


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Anita Karnati
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Joined: Dec 26, 2000
Posts: 6
Hi
Thanks for replying me very soon.
I am setting BreakPoints in my java program, and when i run this program i am getting Debugger Screen by itself and shows me all the variable values where i mentioned break points.
But the problem is i am getting this Debugger screen only for some java programs, why i am not getting Debugger screen even i mention break points for some java programs, this is my problem.
Thank u
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
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I would guess, your program, while executing you java
prog., JVM is not going to the line where your break points are.
This could be one possibility depending on the logic.
I can't say more without looking at the code.
Regds.
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Stephen Peterson
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Joined: Dec 25, 2000
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I would agree with satya. Can you replicate your debug window problem with a very short, simple program, and post it here? I can put it into VAJ (mistyped it earlier as VIJ) and see what it does for me. By the way, I have vers. 3.02 professional ed. Hope to get v3.5 working soon with fixpack 2.
 
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