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Debugger: Editing Memory

Blog post by anevilyak on Wed, 2015-05-27 03:33

As those who make regular use of it probably already know, one of the features of Haiku's integrated debugger is the ability to inspect the contents of arbitrary (mapped) locations in the target team's address space. This can be handy in various instances, such as when trying to track down bugs that are likely due to a piece of code overwriting part of another data structure, since the data that's been written to memory might contain some pattern or even a familiar string that might hint at the culprit.

'Tis the season for debugging

Blog post by anevilyak on Mon, 2014-12-15 14:05

Since the last time, I've put a bit more work into improving the expression evaluator that was started as part of the sprint. Since some of its new capabilities are likely to be useful to others, and might not necessarily be obvious from simply reading the commit list, I thought I'd elaborate on them a bit here.

Code Sprint 2014: Debugger

Blog post by anevilyak on Fri, 2014-10-31 02:11

While I was unable to actually attend Begeistert this time around, I was nonetheless able to take some time off work to join in on the traditional during/post-BG code sprint. As per usual, this revolved around improving our integrated debugger.

Debugger: Four Trapped Dwarves

Blog post by anevilyak on Mon, 2013-07-22 13:14

This time around, we only have one or two new features to cover as such, since most of my time recently has been spent under the hood.