# RootPrompt.org   Nothing but Unix.[Home] [Features] [Programming] [Mac OS X] [Search]

 Go Straight To The Source with CTrace

"It is easy to become dependent on debuggers. They allow us to examine variables and to control flow execution as our applications run. But what can you do when your application isn't working and the debugger can't help you? Some applications, by nature, make using a debugger impractical; multithreaded applications fall into this category. Xavier Leroy, the author of LinuxThreads says, "Debuggers are not really effective for subtle concurrency problems, because they disrupt the program too much.""

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Jul 23, 2004 )


Our content can be syndicated: Main page Mac Page

Copyright 1999-2005 Noel Davis. Noel also runs web sites about sailing and kayaking.
All trademarks are the property of their owners.
All articles are owned by their author