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gdb_probe

You love ipdb.set_trace() in python or binding.pry in ruby? You are sad that rust doesn't ofer the same comfort? gdb_probe is here to safe the day! With a simple call, it suspends the current process, spawns a new terminal and attaches gdb.

How to use

add "gdb_probe="0.1" to your Cargo.toml

extern crate gdb_probe;
use gdb_probe::gdb_probe;

fn main() {
    println!("Hello, world!");
    let x = 3+4;
    gdb_probe(); //spawns a new terminal (urxvt) with gdb attached at this position.
}

Known Caveats

Warning If the target process dies before the debugger can attach, sometimes init is debugged instead. In that case forcefully terminating the debugger causes a reboot.

Depends on urxvt as a terminal.

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