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COBOL Debugger Tools in NT environment

 
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arun85

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:41 am    Post subject: COBOL Debugger Tools in NT environment
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Hi,

I am coding COBOL program in NT environment (not in a mainframe).... We use Fujitsu compiler to compile it... But we don't have a proper debugger to debug programs... Could anybody suggest a COBOL debugger (that exists) which can be used to run in NT environment?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:01 am    Post subject:
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With OpenCobol you can use the gnu gdb debugger.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:05 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

You could add some diagnostic code to the program and remove/comment it later.

I have used DISPLAY on every compiler i've ever used. . .

Might not be elegant, but always works. . .
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:49 pm    Post subject:
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Hope this link have a hint and hopefully, I don't breack the Forum rules by giving that link...
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:11 pm    Post subject:
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As Dick mentioned, DISPLAY existed long before other debugging techniques and is still used when appropriate. In addition, the WITH DEBUGGING MODE clause of the SOURCE-COMPUTER paragraph makes it very easy to enable/disable your DISPLAY statements.
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