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From Pete Whelpton <>
Subject Re: Debugging Node.js
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2019 19:22:00 GMT
Hi Jessica,

I believe it is:

There are a couple of constants near the top of the file: DEBUG_BRK_COMMAND

If you want to be super-awesome and submit a pull request, the existing
issue in NB's Jira is here:


On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 6:18 PM Geertjan Wielenga
<> wrote:

> Hi Jess,
> And welcome! Yes, someone else reported the same. On GitHub you’ll find
> the relevant code in the webcommon folder, or someone else will point you
> to the right spot, or I will in a few hours when I get back to my laptop.
> Gj
> On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Jessica Ryan <> wrote:
>> Hiya folks,
>> I have a node.js project in Netbeans and would like to debug it.  When I
>> launch via the debug button, I get the following message on the console,
>> and then a few seconds later, I get the following error.
>> Console:
>> "/bin/bash" "-lc" "\"/usr/local/bin/node\" \"--debug-brk=9292\"
>> \"/Users/jryan/JDev/SVN/trunk/Node/CollaborationServer/src/server.js\""
>> Done.
>> (node:977) [DEP0062] DeprecationWarning: `node --debug` and `node
>> --debug-brk` are invalid. Please use `node --inspect` or `node
>> --inspect-brk` instead.
>> Then the following message in a dialog:
>> Cannot run debugger.  Reason:
>> Connection refused (Connection refused)
>> It seems like Netbeans needs to update its debug command for current
>> versions of node.js?
>> Can anyone point me toward how I can update my local copy of Netbeans
>> (I’ve built from from the 10.0 source) to fix this issue, that’d be swell!
>> -Jess

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