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The Agent Tcl language is an extension of Tcl/Tk that supports
distributed programming in the form of transportable agents. AGDB is a
debugger for the Agent Tcl language. AGDB mixes of traditional and
distributed debugging facilities. Traditional debugging features
include breakpoints (line-specific, conditional, and once-only), watch
conditions and variables, and interrupts. Distributed-debugging
features address issues inherent in distributed programming such as
migration and communication. These capabilities make debugging
distributed programs difficult because they add complexities like race
conditions to the set of problems a program can encounter. This paper
discusses how AGDB uses distributed debugging features to debug agents.
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Melissa Hirschl and David Kotz, "AGDB: A Debugger for Agent Tcl." Dartmouth Computer Science Technical Report PCS-TR97-306, February 1997.
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