You can use RDT for eclipse, which has a decent graphical debugger for
plain Ruby. Does not work for debugging Rails applications yet.

There is also the ruby-debug gem (gem install ruby-debug), which
provides a very fast - currently only text-based - debugger.

Max

On 8/16/06, krf <krf / vega.com> wrote:
> I just started Ruby so I am not going to ask any dumb howto questions
> (yet) but am looking for some information that googling is not getting
> (and a 24k dialup line isn't helping much, either)
>
> With Perl I use the wonderful graphical debugger ptkdb even though most of
> my Perl coding is not graphical. But I wouldn't consider programming in
> perl on any system that doesn't have it - whether or not I am using TK.
>
> My first test was to see if it worked with Ruby.  I had some very small
> hopes when I saw the statement that Ruby can use TK.  But alas no, ptkdb
> doesn't.
>
> So, anybody know of a graphical debugger for (Linux) Ruby yet?  I know it
> comes with a built in tool just like Perl, but I don't like it any better
> than I like the native Perl job.
>
> Thanks
> krf
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