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commit a64c6a7dd172abc75b7626825948d86efdef7380
parent 160de0ceb74897df0d5823a9b19f1050a4981b8b
Author: Marc André Tanner <mat@brain-dump.org>
Date:   Wed,  6 Jan 2016 17:18:02 +0100

Add some debugging instructions to README

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diff --git a/README.md b/README.md @@ -173,6 +173,20 @@ or contact me directly mat[at]brain-dump.org. [![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/martanne/abduco.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/martanne/abduco) [![Coverity Scan Build Status](https://scan.coverity.com/projects/4285/badge.svg)](https://scan.coverity.com/projects/4285) +### Debugging + +The protocol content exchanged between client and server can be dumped +to temporary files as follows: + + $ make debug + $ ./abduco -n debug [command-to-debug] 2> server-log + $ ./abduco -a debug 2> client-log + +If you want to run client and server with one command (e.g. using the `-c` +option) then within `gdb` the option `set follow-fork-mode {child,parent}` +might be useful. Similarly to get a syscall trace `strace -o abduco -ff [abduco-cmd]` +proved to be handy. + ## License abduco is licensed under the [ISC license](https://raw.githubusercontent.com/martanne/abduco/master/LICENSE)