Detecting runtime problems.
10walls at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 07:35:51 PDT 2008
I'm new to C programing. I'm trying to develope a program for a TI c6711
board but do not have enough access time to it to test for various
runtime conditions and problems.
My project is an infix syntax calculator with working keypad and LCD
which is to be done under 6 hours of access time.
The bulk of the backend (includes memory allocation and string
processing) code is already working. It is developed seperately and is
already tested with gdb and mpatrol. The frontend (keypad interrupts and
LCD interface) which can't run on the host machine needs more error
detection and handling codes and generally, more testing.
My current method of debuging the frontend without access to a test
board is to go through the code line by line and writing down variable
names and value changes on paper.
Is this good idea, or are there more efficient debugging methods? If
not, any programming advice?
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