First guess at the last sentence is that you have a compiled object out of sync with source code. Does the green screen debugger give you a message when you first start it up?

Also in 9.5.x version the debugger has a new option titled "Terminate debug session on program completion". I cannot be 100% certain I understand this but it can affect the way programs are reactivated in debug during subsequent calls. I use it with the option checked off.

Are you encrypting your program object source? "ERROR decoding EStdString "


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From: WDSCI-L [mailto:wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Glenn Gundermann
Sent: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:45 AM
To: Rational Developer for IBM i / Websphere Development Studio Client for System i & iSeries <wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [WDSCI-L] Problems debugging with RDi SEP - breakpoints have no effect

Hi folks,

I'm using RDi version

I love RDi but boy can it be frustrating when it doesn't work.

After successfully debugging with RDi several times through this morning, it stopped working.
I closed RDi.

After starting RDi again, the SEP was not listed. After trying to Set Service Entry Point, I received the "ERROR decoding EStdString" message.

I tried to execute the program anyway.

When I executed the program that I was trying to debug, it stopped, and yet RDi was not showing it in Debug. I could not click anything to resume the program execution. I had to close RDi again.

After issuing ENDDBGSVR/STRDBGSVR, I was able to Set Service Entry Point again without an error message.

Now the debugger won't stop at the breakpoints. I've removed and added new breakpoints. Clicking Resume blows right through the whole program.

Green-screen STRDBG works fine.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Yours truly,

Glenn Gundermann
Email: glenn.gundermann@xxxxxxxxx
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