14.3 Main Debugger Commands

The gawk debugger command set can be divided into the following categories:

Each of these are discussed in the following subsections. In the following descriptions, commands that may be abbreviated show the abbreviation on a second description line. A debugger command name may also be truncated if that partial name is unambiguous. The debugger has the built-in capability to automatically repeat the previous command just by hitting Enter. This works for the commands list, next, nexti, step, stepi, and continue executed without any argument.