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Oracle® Developer Studio 12.5: Debugging a Program with dbx

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Updated: June 2016

nexti Command

The nexti command steps one machine instruction (stepping over calls). It is valid only in native mode.



Step one machine instruction (step over calls).

nexti n

Step n machine instructions (step over calls).

nexti -sig signal

Deliver the given signal while stepping.

nexti ... lwp-ID

Step the given LWP.

nexti ... thread-ID

Step the LWP on which the given thread is active. Will not implicitly resume all LWPs when stepping over a function.


n is the number of instructions to step.

signal is the name of a signal.

thread-ID is a thread ID.

lwp-ID is an LWP ID.