problem occurred when launching "P...

  • Ken

    Ken - 2010-04-15

    Hi all,
      I set up a Perl Remote debug configuration, then run it. An error message is shown: "'Launching RemoteTest' has encountered a problem. An internal error occurred during: 'Launching RemoteTest"", Looking at the error details, it shows 'java.lang.NullPointerException". Do you have any idea where I may make mistakes?
    This is my simple procedure:

    - In 'remote Systems explorer perspective', create remote project by right click the folder in: /home/CCCHAN3_P/prac/perlPrac/bookPrac
    - import files from Remote file system: only have one file called which contains only two lines:
       print "hello";
    - Create a Perl Remote Bug Configuration. The following is the Debug configuration I put in:
      Project: MBRC-AS1-ssh_bookPrac
      File to execute:
      Local Host IP: (It is the default)
      Target Host Project Installation Path: /home/CCCHAN3_P/prac/perlPrac/bookPrac
      Port: 5000 (it's the default)
      Create Debug Package: unchecked
    - Then run it.

    Thanks in advance!!


  • Jan Ploski

    Jan Ploski - 2010-04-15

    EPIC has no support for loading files located in remote file systems. Even when using a remote debug configuration the files must be contained in a local project.

  • Ken

    Ken - 2010-04-15

    Hmhm… then…  when will the remote debug configuration be usefully used? Thanks.

  • Jan Ploski

    Jan Ploski - 2010-04-15

    The current idea is that you maintain a mirror copy of your project on a remote server and in the local file system. Then you can use the remote debug configuration to break in or step through in the remote code. I think the approach is described in the user guide. It's not convenient, but it works (at least for some) and it can also be used to debug mod_perl.


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