[% setvar title Extensions to the perl debugger %]

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Extensions to the perl debugger


  Maintainer: David Storrs <dstorrs@dstorrs.com>
  Date: 25 Sep 2000
  Last Modified: 30 Sep 2000
  Mailing List: perl6-language@perl.org
  Number: 292
  Version: 2
  Status: Frozen


The perl debugger is good, but there are several features it lacks (or at least, that it lacks convenient, single-key commands for) that would be extremely useful.


The following features appear in many modern IDEs, but not in the perl debugger. It is generally possible to duplicate this functionality by writing an appropriate command string, but there should be easy ways to do these things.