Devel::Command::NewF - extended 'f' command for the debugger
# In .perldb (or perldb.ini on Windows) use Devel::Command; # Devel::Command::NewF loaded automatically perl -de0 Patching with Devel::Command::DBSub::DB_5_8_5 Loading DB routines from perl5db.pl version 1.27 Editor support available. Enter h or `h h' for help, or `man perldebug' for more help. main::(-e:1): 0 DB<1> fx Test::More Loaded Test::More auto(-1) DB<2> f /home/y/lib/perl5/5.8/i386-freebsd-thread-multi/Test/More.pm 1 package Test::More; 2 3: use 5.004; 4 5: use strict; 6 7 8 # Can't use Carp because it might cause use_ok() to accidentally succeed 9 # even though the module being used forgot to use Carp. Yes, this 10 # actually happened. DB<3>
This module extends the debugger's 'f' command so that you can simply enter the standard module name to switch the debugger to it:
DB<1> fx My::Module
This would look for My::Module in %INC; if it was not found, we would attempt to 'use' the module. If this also fails, we give up, with an error message.
The standard subroutine name used by Devel::Command to denote a command implementation. YO do not need to call this routine; the debugger will do it for you at the appropriate time.
Returns 'fx' and a reference to the command implementation. This is a standard part of
Devel::Command's implementation, and serves to tell the debugger how to resolve the 'fx' command.
Failed to load %s: %s
We tried to load the module you requested via 'use', but it failed. The error we received is shown.
We successfully loaded the file and will witch to it.
Devel::Command::NewF requires that the .perldb (or perldb.ini, on Windows) file contain a 'use' for
No bugs have been reported.
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
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Copyright (c) 2006, Joe McMahon
<firstname.lastname@example.org>. All rights reserved.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.
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