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Title: Conditional data watchpoint management

Abstract

A method, system and computer program product for managing a conditional data watchpoint in a set of instructions being traced is shown in accordance with illustrative embodiments. In one particular embodiment, the method comprises initializing a conditional data watchpoint and determining the watchpoint has been encountered. Upon that determination, examining a current instruction context associated with the encountered watchpoint prior to completion of the current instruction execution, further determining a first action responsive to a positive context examination; otherwise, determining a second action.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Austin, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1013613
Patent Number(s):
7783865
Application Number:
11/832,418
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06F - ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
DOE Contract Number:  
B519700
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Burdick, Dean Joseph, and Vaidyanathan, Basu. Conditional data watchpoint management. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Burdick, Dean Joseph, & Vaidyanathan, Basu. Conditional data watchpoint management. United States.
Burdick, Dean Joseph, and Vaidyanathan, Basu. Tue . "Conditional data watchpoint management". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1013613.
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