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On 8/22/06, Just Another Victim of the Ambient Morality <
ihatespam / rogers.com> wrote:
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> "Chris Gehlker" <canyonrat / mac.com> wrote in message
> news:C1967BEB-2E20-488B-9977-5EA3B9CB1AC3 / mac.com...
> >
> > On Aug 22, 2006, at 5:30 AM, Just Another Victim of the
> Ambient  Morality
> > wrote:
> >
> >>     Has anyone noticed this?  How do you deal with this issue?
> >
> > I must be missing something. i can't see why you didn't just ask the
> > debugger by typing <parametername>.class
>
>     That's a good question...
>     I wasn't looking at the source at runtime...  I could have run it and
> stuck a breakpoint but that's when the problem occured to me.  In a
> hypothetical case, the code might be hard to execute.  Indeed, if you're
> looking at someone else's code then you might have no clue as to how to
> execute it.  You could write some code to call it directly but that
> wouldn't give you insight into how the method is used.
>     In my case, the debugger is really slow and it would have taken quite
> a
> while to reach the breakpoint...
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you can try ruby-debug extension. It's several times faster than standard
debug.rb

gem install ruby-debug

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Kent
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