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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

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

Evaluating Variables and Expressions

Verifying Which Variable dbx Uses

Variables Outside the Scope of the Current Function

Printing the Value of a Variable, Expression, or Identifier

Printing C++ Pointers

Evaluating Unnamed Arguments in C++ Programs

Dereferencing Pointers

Monitoring Expressions

Turning Off Display (Undisplaying)

Assigning a Value to a Variable

Evaluating Arrays

Array Slicing

Array Slicing Syntax for C and C++

Array Slicing Syntax for Fortran

Using Slices

Using Strides

Using Pretty-Printing

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


Chapter 8

Evaluating and Displaying Data

In dbx, you can perform two types of data checking:

This chapter is organized into the following sections: