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1.  Getting Started With dbx

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

Using dbx With Java Code

Capabilities of dbx With Java Code

Limitations of dbx With Java Code

Environment Variables for Java Debugging

Starting to Debug a Java Application

Debugging a Class File

Debugging a JAR File

Debugging a Java Application That Has a Wrapper

Attaching dbx to a Running Java Application

Debugging a C Application or C++ Application That Embeds a Java Application

Passing Arguments to the JVM Software

Specifying the Location of Your Java Source Files

Specifying the Location of Your C Source Files or C++ Source Files

Specifying a Path for Class Files That Use Custom Class Loaders

Setting Breakpoints on Java Methods

Setting Breakpoints in Native (JNI) Code

Customizing Startup of the JVM Software

Specifying a Path Name for the JVM Software

Passing Run Arguments to the JVM Software

Specifying a Custom Wrapper for Your Java Application

Using a Custom Wrapper That Accepts Command-Line Options

Using a Custom Wrapper That Does Not Accept Command-Line Options

Specifying 64-bit JVM Software

dbx Modes for Debugging Java Code

Switching from Java or JNI Mode to Native Mode

Switching Modes When You Interrupt Execution

Using dbx Commands in Java Mode

The Java Expression Evaluation in dbx Commands

Static and Dynamic Information Used by dbx Commands

Commands With Identical Syntax and Functionality in Java Mode and Native Mode

Commands With Different Syntax in Java Mode

Commands Valid Only in Java Mode

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


Chapter 17

Debugging a Java Application With dbx

This chapter describes how you can use dbx to debug an application that is a mixture of Java code and C JNI (Java Native Interface) code or C++ JNI code.

The chapter is organized into the following sections: