06003143 is referenced by 116 patents and cites 7 patents.

In a computer system, an improved tool and method for debugging complex computer programs is disclosed. The tool extracts critical debugging information from computer memory and/or remote storage memory and uses this information to graphically depict call relationships among various functions comprising the program which is the subject of the debugging operation. Debug commands are accepted by the tool through a graphical user interface using operations performed by the user directly on the graphical representation of program functions. The ability of the tool to accept user commands through the graphical user interface and to display critical debugging information using this same interface greatly facilitates program debugging.

Title
Tool and method for diagnosing and correcting errors in a computer program
Application Number
269355
Publication Number
6003143
Application Date
February 28, 1997
Publication Date
December 14, 1999
Inventor
Joseph Stanley Kosinski
Woodside
CA, US
Seth Gordon Hawthorne
Santa Cruz
CA, US
Thomas Dongsuk Kim
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Fenwick & West
Assignee
Compaq Computer Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
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