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Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3: Debugging a Program With dbx     Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3 Information Library
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1.  Getting Started With dbx

Compiling Your Code for Debugging

Starting dbx or dbxtool and Loading Your Program

Running Your Program in dbx

Debugging Your Program With dbx

Examining a Core File

Setting Breakpoints

Stepping Through Your Program

Looking at the Call Stack

Examining Variables

Finding Memory Access Problems and Memory Leaks

Quitting dbx

Accessing dbx Online Help

2.  Starting dbx

3.  Customizing dbx

4.  Viewing and Navigating To Code

5.  Controlling Program Execution

6.  Setting Breakpoints and Traces

7.  Using the Call Stack

8.  Evaluating and Displaying Data

9.  Using Runtime Checking

10.  Fixing and Continuing

11.  Debugging Multithreaded Applications

12.  Debugging Child Processes

13.  Debugging OpenMP Programs

14.  Working With Signals

15.  Debugging C++ With dbx

16.  Debugging Fortran Using dbx

17.  Debugging a Java Application With dbx

18.  Debugging at the Machine-Instruction Level

19.  Using dbx With the Korn Shell

20.  Debugging Shared Libraries

A.  Modifying a Program State

B.  Event Management

C.  Macros

D.  Command Reference


Compiling Your Code for Debugging

You must prepare your program for source-level debugging with dbx by compiling it with the -g option, which is accepted by the C compiler, C++ compiler, Fortran 95 compiler, and Java compiler. For more information, see Compiling a Program for Debugging.