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Re: [Help-bash] Question on developing GDB like tool for shell

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Question on developing GDB like tool for shell
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:19:23 -0600
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On 04/28/2015 05:02 PM, Vaithiyanathan Sundaram wrote:
> Hi Bash community,
> I just scoped through the bash code and have a proposal to create a
> GDB like tool for Bash.
> Before I provide my proposal and ask for more thoughts, I would like
> to know if there is any such tool already existing, or if there is any
> "almost matching" binary in Bash itself. I know bash has debugger
> support, just wanted to know if that can do what I wanted.

bashdb does what you want:

> Please respond back with your thoughts. I have always wanted to
> contribute to Open source, and it will  be great if this is allowed
> and acceptable proposal.

Better than writing your own from scratch would be contributing to the
existing project.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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