Lothar Scholz wrote:

>MB> While several trace events are acceptable, no trace event at all is
>MB> fatal: as a consequence the debugger of 1.8.1 on windows does not halt.
>MB> Is this issue known and are there any workarounds for 1.8.1 mswin-32
>MB> (apart from waiting for a new release ;-))?
>
>I can't follow you here. I don't have any problems with a non stopping
>debugger. I implemented my own debugger, which you can find at
>http://www.ruby-ide.com . If you can reproduce your system there
>please report this and i will dive into the ruby source code.
>  
>
Thanks! My debugger (RDT, http://rubyeclipse.sf.net) seems to work with 
your patched ruby 1.8.1.  The mentioned line trace event occurs exactly 
once.

Markus