2009/1/23 Richard Foley <richard.fo...@rfi.net>: > Perhaps p5p will have an opinion...? > > ---------- Forwarded Message ---------- > > Subject: Debug Perl embedded in irssi > Date: Tuesday 20 January 2009 > From: Wouter Coekaerts <wou...@coekaerts.be> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Hi, > > Irssi is an IRC client using Perl for scripting. I'm trying to attach a > debugger to its embedded Perl. > > I'm using PERLDB_OPTS="RemotePort=127.0.0.1:5000" to let it connect to a > socket. Running and debugging a perl script started in the "normal" way works > fine: "perl -d -e 0" connects to the socket and I can control the debugger > from > there. > > Now I changed irssi so that the arguments it passes to perl_parse and > PERL_SYS_INIT3 include "-d". Then when starting irssi, it connects to the > socket, and prints its usual "Loading DB routines"... "Enter h"... But when I > give any command (including "h") it doesn't respond. The irssi (and its Perl > scripts) continue to run fine. > > Someone an idea of what could be going wrong?
Sorry, I've no idea. Maybe the tty is disconnected. Or perl5db should try to run via irssi's interface. But: what would be *cool* would be a debug session in a custom irssi window. -!- Irssi: join to &perl5db was synced in 0 secs <@rgs> $x = 39+3; <@rgs> print $x; <perl> 42