Java Breakpoint Listeners
Description: Allow clients to contribute listeners for Java breakpoint notifications. For example, listeners are called when a breakpoint is hit and about to suspend execution. The listener can vote to resume or suspend the debug session. Listeners can be programmatically added to and removed from specific Java breakpoints (specified by breakpoint listener identifers), or be registered to listen for notifications for all Java breakpoints.
<!ELEMENT extension (breakpointListener)+>
point CDATA #REQUIRED
id CDATA #IMPLIED
name CDATA #IMPLIED>
<!ELEMENT breakpointListener EMPTY>
id IDREF #REQUIRED
class CDATA #REQUIRED
filter (*) >
- id - Unique identifier of the breakpoint listener
- class - Delegate for breakpoint notifications - must be an instance of
- filter - Controls whether the breakpoint listener is notified for all breakpoints. Currently, the only option allowed is "*" indicating all breakpoints. When unspecified, listeners must be added to breakpoints programmatically via their
Examples: The following is an example for defining a breakpoint listener. In this example, the listener is only notified of breakpoint events for the specific breakpoints it is programatically registered for.
Value of the attribute class in a breakpointListener element must be a fully qualifed name of a Java class that implements org.eclipse.jdt.debug.core.IJavaBreakpointListener.
Listeners are added to and removed from a breakpoint programmatically. See
IJavaBreakpoint.addBreakpointListener(String id) and
Supplied Implementation: None
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