Patent Number: 7,272,826

Title: Hierarchical breakpoint groups

Abstract: A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium that in an embodiment create breakpoint groups and breakpoints in a hierarchical tree structure. An operation directed to a breakpoint group is performed on both the breakpoint group and the descendents in the tree of the breakpoint group. But, an operation directed to a descendent is not performed against its ancestors. In this way, the user can ore easily organize, enable, and disable breakpoints.

Inventors: Bates; Cary Lee (Rochester, MN), Buenger; Paul W. (Rochester, MN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-09-18 0:00:00