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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 25, 2011

RFE Request - Duplicate debugging, only one view?

When doing a parallel debug (I am simultaneously debugging the same application between two systems), it does show a separate branch in the Debug view...but only one Listing view. Should there be a separate view tab for each debug session? It is possible to bring up both views by clicking on the correct stack entry, but they share the same tab, making comparing the two side by side difficult.


Use Case:

You are debugging a program on your development system and the same program on your test system, to identify why it works on one and not the other. To be able to step through the code to find where the logic deviates is possible through RDP at this time. However you have to know which stack entry to select between the two when doing this because they both share the same source tab for debugging.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    Sep 15, 2014

    Thank you for submitting this request. We do see value in the proposed feature, however many other requests have garnered more votes, or otherwise clearly represent a higher degree of value to a broader cross-section of customers. Unfortunately, due to the large number of higher priority requests, we do not believe we will realistically deliver this, and do not wish to leave requests in "under consideration" status for an open-ended period of time.

    Accordingly, we are moving your request to rejected status at this time. You are free to resubmit for reconsideration during a later planning cycle, particularly if you are confident that the request will garner more votes.

    Thank you again for taking the time to offer your suggestion.  Much of our product direction reflects feedback such as yours, and your input is always valued even when we're unable to directly incorporate it.

  • Guest
    Jan 28, 2012

    This RFE will be under consideration for a future release. Status has been updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Nov 28, 2011

    This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.