Exclude temporary records when debugging record writes


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When debugging, it has been possible to control whether to break on record writes. However, until now, any writes to temporary records have also triggered a break. To allow ignoring these for a more efficient debugging of database writes, a new option has been added to omit any writes to temporary records.

Feature details

We have added new options to control when the debugger should break on record writes. Instead of the old Boolean BreakOnRecordWrite setting in a launch.json file connection setup, this now takes one of the following values: true, false, None, All, ExcludeTemporary.

The behavior for each option is:

  • false/None: Does not break on any record writes.
  • true/All: Breaks on all record writes.
  • ExcludeTemporary: Breaks on record writes only if they are not on a temporary table.

True and false are retained for now for backward compatibility. They map to All and None. We recommend using the latter going forward. True and false might become obsolete in a future version.

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