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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Debugging
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2008 12:14:07 GMT

On Sep 12, 2008, at 2:22 , Roberto R wrote:
> Apart from getting the latest code running, what is the recommended  
> way to
> debug an error?
> Do you use the couchdb Erlang interactive shell?

start couchdb with `couchdb -i` and you get a shell. See `couchdb -h`  
more options.

> Is there an easy way to kick-off the Erlang debugger with CouchDB?

haven't tried yet, but you can pass any startup parameters in  the  
or ERL_ZFLAGS env-vars.

> Do you create your own HTTP requests in the shell or just use the  
> JavaScript
> tests?  What if you want to see intermediate values?

`curl` is a pretty good CLI client to create HTTP requests.


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