|PowerBuilder's debug whilst not the best in the world is still very
useful when trying to track down errors. PB5 is an improvement but real variable watching
would be Very helpful.
Anyway sometimes PowerBuilder programs work fine in the
development environment but crash either when built into an .EXE or could work fine on
your machine and not work on a user machine in the field.
Wouldn't it be nice to be able to get a debug from the users machine. Well Sybase being
the nice people they are have given us a somewhat limited but still very useful runtime
Goto the properties for the .EXE and at the end of the command statement add
Then every time you run the program you will get a complete trace of every line of code
executed. The file will be called .DBG located in the programs working directory.
In PB5 you also have this option in development mode which is useful for finding GPF's.
In the PB.INI file under the PB section do the following: