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Steps through an application at the source level stopping on the first instruction of each source line including stepping into all function calls. You must compile your code with debug information to use this command successfully.

You can modify the behavior of this command with the set step-mode command.


step [count]



Specifies the number of source lines to execute.

Note Execution stops immediately if a breakpoint is reached, even if fewer than count source lines are executed.

Example 1-201 Examples

step                                  # Execute one source line.
step 5                                # Execute five source lines.