[Haskell-cafe] Re: how do you debug programs?

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Wed Sep 6 21:18:25 EDT 2006

On 2006-09-06, Andrae Muys <andrae at netymon.com> wrote:
> Jon understates it by implying this is a Functional/Haskell specific  
> quality - it's not.  Debuggers stopped being useful the day we  
> finally delegated pointer handling to the compiler/vm author and got  
> on with writing code that actually solves real problems.

Of course, these sometimes have bugs which we need to track down, in
which case having a debugger to show just how the vm is messing up 
can be very helpful.

Aaron Denney

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