On Aug 20, 2007, at 4:25 PM, TomRossi7 wrote:

> Okay, so it looks like getting the ole "breakpoint" working isn't
> going to happen.  Everyone seems to just push for making the switch
> over to "ruby-debug".  I've decided to go with the flow, but have to
> say that I feel like I'm giving up a lot.  The nice thing about a
> breakpoint was it dropped you into the IRB where you could interact
> with your code by entering in code that is immediately executed
> bringing back the results.  With ruby-debug, this doesn't seem
> possible.  Why aren't more people upset about the switch?  Am I
> missing something?

You can type irb at a ruby-debug prompt to drop into a breakpoint  
style session.

James Edward Gray II