Additional Information for TDF Presentation
Single step tracing allows tracing of the program flow, instruction by instruction. As each instruction is trapped, it is formatted on the display. The single step processor supports execution across PC and PR calls provided the new destination is not in the nucleus or LPA or it is in a CSA program identified as modifiable in the program identify feature.
The single step processor also allows specification of one or more ranges similar to Program Event Recording (PER). In z/OS, PER is only allowed in the operator SLIP command. TDF simulates this feature algorithmically.
The single step process can be entered via a line mode command. There is also a panel allowing easy execution of single steps. Each press of the Enter key executes the next instruction.
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