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Debugging and Troubleshooting
OpenEdge Debugger : Debugger Window and Files : Debugger files : Debug listing files : Automatic listing generation
Automatic listing generation
Automatic listing generation is appropriate for most debugging situations where you are working with new source procedures you have not yet compiled. Automatic generation creates temporary listing files that OpenEdge removes when you end your session and exit to the operating system. These temporary listing files have alphanumeric names based on the following naming convention (without an extension):


"dbg_" + procedure-filename + "_" + 8-character unique-id
OpenEdge stores temporary debug listing files in either your current working directory or the temporary directory specified by the Temporary Directory (-T) startup parameter. For more information on how and when OpenEdge automatically generates debug listings, see Procedure files and listing generation . For more information on the Temporary Directory startup parameter, see the reference entry in OpenEdge Deployment: Startup Command and Parameter Reference.
Note: There might be occasions when a session terminates leaving temporary debug listing files in your directory. This can occur during a system crash or during any other abnormal termination of your application. You can safely delete these temporary debug listings from your directory since the Debugger creates them automatically.