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Shooting Bugs


With the latest versions of Debug Tool, if you compile with NOOPTIMIZE, you can still invoke Debug Tool dynamically even with TEST(NONE,...) using dynamic hook insertion.

Use the NOSYM suboption of TEST to include statement numbers in CEEDUMPs. Use the SYM suboption to include program variable values.

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You can use condition prefixes such as SUBSCRIPTRANGE or STRINGRANGE to detect possible incorrect use of subscripts or strings. The GOSTMT compiler option makes statement numbers available in the traceback report in CEEDUMP.


The GONUMBER compiler option generates statement numbers in the traceback report. The CHECKOUT compiler option can be used to provide additional compile-time diagnostic information. The SYM suboption of TEST can be used to include program variable values in a CEEDUMP.

General Strategies

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