User and Reference Guide

  • 2021.1
  • 12/04/2020
  • Public Content

Launching the Debugger

Create a new debug configuration.
  1. In the main Eclipse* toolbar, expand the drop-down menu next to the
    debug config
    button and click
    Debug Configurations
    debug config context
    Alternatively, in the main Eclipse* menu bar, click
    and select
    Debug Configurations
  2. In the new
    Debug Configurations
    dialog box, double-click
    debugger icon
    Intel® System Debugger
    on the left. The new debug configuration is created and displayed as a child of the Intel® System Debugger.
    The path to the debug engine is specified in the
    Debugger Path
    To rename the debug configuration, type in a new name into the
    field and click
  3. If fine grained control of individual threads is required, check the
    Independent Thread Run Control
    For more information on this functionality, see the related topic.
  4. You can also filter hardware threads to be displayed.
    For instructions, see Filter Hardware Threads.
  5. Optionally, you can enable logs collection. To do this, go to the
    Debugger Diagnostics
    tab and check the
    Enable Debugger Logs
    box. The location of the log file appears under the
    Create, manage, and run configurations
  6. Click
  7. To start debugging, open the Debug perspective by clicking the
    debug view
    button on the right corner of the main Eclipse* toolbar.
    Alternatively, in the main Eclipse* menu bar, click
    > Perspective
    > Open Perspective
    debug view
Now you can follow basic debugging steps described in the corresponding section.

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