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Re: [open-cobol-list] Ready trace or equivalent.

From: Vincent Coen
Subject: Re: [open-cobol-list] Ready trace or equivalent.
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2013 17:41:36 +0000
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On Saturday 16 Nov 2013 11:08:28 john Culleton wrote:

> In olden times there was a handy debugging

> command called READY TRACE which displayed

> each paragraph name as it was reached until the

> end of the program or RESET TRACE, whichever came

> first. Is there an OC equivalent?


> Keying in a bunch of conditional "D" statements is

> possible, but tedious.



Being a lazy git I just use cobc -x -g -debug fred.cbl etc


Then when ready to run/test use:


./fred > fred.log 2> fred.err


subject to what your program is doing etc, the trace should be in fred.err

if prog uses screen normally omit '> fred.log '.





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