value(Pseudocode) -- execute pseudocode

Synopsis

• Function: value
• Usage:
value p
• Inputs:
• Outputs:
• the value returned by evaluation of p

Description

Here is an example of its use in the debugger, to see whether modifying the value of a local variable fixed the problem in the code, by executing just the offending line.

 i1 : load "Macaulay2Doc/demo1.m2" i2 : g 2 /usr/share/Macaulay2/Macaulay2Doc/demo1.m2:8:12:(3):[2]: error: division by zero /usr/share/Macaulay2/Macaulay2Doc/demo1.m2:8:12:(3):[2]: --entering debugger (type help to see debugger commands) /usr/share/Macaulay2/Macaulay2Doc/demo1.m2:8:11-8:13: --source code: b := 1/x; ii3 : value current /usr/share/Macaulay2/Macaulay2Doc/demo1.m2:8:12:(3): error: division by zero ii4 : x = 11 oo4 = 11 ii5 : value current 1 oo5 = -- 11 oo5 : QQ