IBM Debugger: Here are The Most Useful Commands

Below are the commands that you need to debug your COBOL program using IBM Debugger.

IBM Debugger Commands

  • LIST AT -Display a list of all breakpoints in the log
  • FINDBP -Find the next statement breakpoint and position the source window to it
  • CLEAR AT -Clear all breakpoints in the current enclave
  • A or AT Line command:- set a breakpoint at the selected statement
  • C Line command: -clear the breakpoint at the selected statement
  • F6 (with a cursor selected statement) Function key: -set a breakpoint at the cursor selected statement. If a breakpoint already exists at the statement, clear it.
  • AT 452 -Set a breakpoint at statement 452
  • AT FROM 99 452 -Set a breakpoint that will trigger starting with the 99th time that statement 452 is reached
  • CLEAR AT 452 or CL AT 452 -Clear the statement breakpoint at statement 452
  • D Line command: -disable the breakpoint at the selected statement (but do not clear it)
  • E Line command: -enable the disabled breakpoint at the selected statement
  • AT * -Set a special breakpoint that will stop at all statements
  • CLEAR AT * or CL AT * -Clear the special AT * breakpoint
  • AT ENTRY program name-Set a breakpoint that will trigger when program (compile unit) program-name is entered
  • CLEAR AT ENTRY program-name -Clear the entry breakpoint for program name
  • AT ENTRY * -Set a special breakpoint that will trigger at the entry of all programs
  • CLEAR AT ENTRY * -Clear the special AT ENTRY * breakpoint
  • AT EXIT program name-Set a breakpoint that will trigger when program (compile unit) program-name is exited
  • CLEAR AT EXIT -program-name Clear the exit breakpoint for program name.

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