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Re: debugging a running perl script

by matija (Priest)
on Jun 18, 2004 at 14:25 UTC ( #367955=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to debugging a running perl script

As long as you start the debugger beforehand....

Run the program with the debugger enabled, pass c as the command to the debugger. The program now runs normaly.

When you reach the point in your program where you want the debugger activated, press ^C in your console window. Instead of aborting (like it would if the debugger were not activated), the program will drop you to the debugger prompt.

I don't think there's a way to do this for processes where the debugger was NOT activated first.

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