Debuggers Supported

R. Bernstein edited this page Mar 12, 2018 · 35 revisions

Debugger interfaces available are:

Name Language(s) Invocation Notes
bashdb bash realgud:bashdb bash debugger. See bash notes.
byebug Ruby realgud:byebug Ruby byebug debugger via http://github.com/realgud-byebug.
Devel::Trepan Perl realgud:trepan.pl trepanning debugger for Perl5.
debugger2 Ruby realgud:rdb2 Ruby debugger2 via http://github.com/rocky/realgud-ruby-debugger2.
dgawk (incomplete) AWK realgud:dgawk GNU AWK debugger via http://github.com/realgud/realgud-dgawk. See gawk notes.
gdb multiple realgud:gdb See also gdb-notes.
gub Go realgud:gub Go SSA interpreter debugger.
ipdb Python realgud:ipdb ipython enhanced pdb for Python. See also ipdb-notes.
jdb Java realgud:jdb Java debugger. See also jdb-notes.
kshdb ksh98 realgud:kshdb Korn Shell 9.3
lldb (incomplete) multiple realgud:lldb LLVM debugger via http://github.com/realgud/realgud-lldb.
node debug (obsolete) nodejs realgud:node-debug realgud “node debug” (Javascript) debugger deprecated as of V 6.3; trepanjs works better with realgud.
node inspect nodejs realgud:node-inspect Via realgud-node-inspect “node inspect” (Javascript) debugger introduced in V.6.3 using the chrome v8 inspector protocol. See node-debug-notes
perldb Perl realgud:perldb Stock Perl5 debugger.
pdb Python realgud:pdb Stock CPython debugger ; trepan2. or trepan3k works better with realgud. See also pdb-notes.
pry Ruby realgud:pry Ruby pry debugger via http://github.com/realgud/realgud-pry
pydb Python realgud:pydb slighly enhanced pdb for Python 2.3-2.5.
remake GNU Make realgud:remake For GNU Make.
ruby-debug Ruby realgud:rdebug For Ruby.
trepanning Ruby 1.9 realgud:trepan trepanning debugger for a patched Ruby 1.9.
rb8-trepanning (obsolete) Ruby realgud:trepan8 MRI Ruby 1.8 and an unpatched YARV 1.9.
rbx-trepanning (obsolete) rubinius realgud:trepanx trepanning debugger for Rubinius Ruby
trepanjs nodejs realgud:trepanjs a more gdb-like debugger for nodejs. However as of node v.8.5.8 this protocol is obsolete
trepan2 CPython 2 realgud:trepan2 trepanning debugger python 2.5-2.7
trepan3k CPython 3 realgud:trepan3k trepanning debugger python 3.x
zshdb zsh realgud:zshdb Zsh

Note: there are aliases on invocations to the names without the “realgud:” prefix where this won’t conflict with another name. For example, you can use “trepan.pl” instead of “realgud:trepan.pl”. However for gdb, you must use “realgud:gdb” as there is already another Emacs command “gdb”.

Don’t see your favorite debugger listed above? See How to add a new debugger.

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