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And Function for the Specification of Trace Entry Selectivity

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035681D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gessner, SP Harter, JL [+details]

Abstract

The VM/SP CP trace table and CPTRAP files contain many different types of trace entries reflecting the chronological sequence of events in a VM/SP system. Prior to this invention the user could specify extended selectivity such that only trace entries which contained specific data in a field would be processed when debugging with this data. Disclosed is a programming enhancement that enables a person to specify complex selectivity criteria based upon the conjunction (intersection) of indi vidual extended selectivity criteria for a VM/SP CP trace entry or CPTRAP entry.