[Nitro] how to start breakpoint

Tim Larson tim at keow.org
Fri Sep 23 12:05:16 EDT 2005

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 04:40:59PM +0100, Tim Larson wrote:
> I am trying to use ruby-breakpoint with nitro, but I
> cannot seem to get it to work.  I grabbed the
> breakpoint-client script from ruby-breakpoint, but
> it does not connect.  Instead, the cmd window where
> I ran run.rb just keeps saying over and over that it
> is running a breakpoint.
> Next I tried putting Breakpoint.activate_drb in my
> run.rb.  This produces the same results in the run.rb
> cmd window, but also the breakpoint-client cmd window
> displays repeated messages about running a breakpoint,
> but never seems to start irb or let me type.
> Any clues?

I solved it.  The moral of the story is do not put a
breakpoint in a to_s method ;)  And there is no need
for the breakpoint-client script, since irb gets
started automatically in the cmd window where run.rb
was executed.

--Tim Larson

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