How to debug a noatun playlist.

Eray Ozkural exa at
Sun Aug 10 11:29:04 BST 2003

On Monday 21 July 2003 03:01, Gregory Olds wrote:
> Hello.  I want to develop a Noatun playlist but I'm running into problems
> that I need debugger to help me track down.  Could anyone tell me how to
> invoke gdb so that I can debug my playlist code?  Or could anyone point me
> in the right direction as to where I can find out this information.

It's black magic. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. :P

I'd recommend you to use assertions and printf debugging as well as using a 
debugger. As Charles said kdbg is pretty good. There are some alternatives, 
surely. You can use ddd which is kind of my favorite. There is a new gdb 
interface, probably gtk-based, I don't remember it's name it's available in 
debian :)
And there is insight, the tcl/tk interface....

Apart from that I guess it'd be wise to use a debug build of kdemultimedia as 
well as your playlist. Nah, I should do that. I saw dub crashing where it 


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