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Debugging patentiert

US Patent 20030208745:

A method for debugging including the steps of receiving code having a software breakpoint function therein, running the code for the purpose of debugging, monitoring the code to detect the presence of the software breakpoint function, recognizing the software breakpoint function, determining an action to be performed based on the software breakpoint function, and implementing the action. The present invention also includes an apparatus for implementing the method for debugging and a medium embodying a program of instructions for execution by a device to perform the method for debugging.

Gefunden via Slashdot. Hat mich gerade an einen netten Spruch erinnert, den ich kürzlich gelesen hatte:

Debuggers don’t remove bugs – they only show them in slow motion.

Der ist doch nett, nicht?