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watchpoint

An option in certain debuggers that allows the programmer to stop the program when a specified data area is being accessed for reading or writing. It is a breakpoint for data rather than code. See breakpoint and watch variable.
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During the season there has been a watch point and a TV screen showing action from one of the nests at Leaplish Waterside Park, which manned by volunteers in partnership with Northumberland Wildlife Trust shows off the birds to the many visitors who make the trip to Kielder.
Lisa Daley, centre manager, said: "Unfortunately the main damage was in the watch point which is where the filming was going to take place.
The Seaquest Basking Shark Project trains the public to look out for basking sharks in day-long surveys from June 1 to August 31 at a watch point near Land's End.
The Indonesian UNIFIL contingent deployed advanced armored vehicles equipped with rocket launchers facing the Thaghra area, which has an Israeli watch point.
The day that I lost a piece of myself, my unit was situated at a watch point about fifty kilometers from Kandahar, out in the middle of the rocky pasture land that seems to fill up that area of Afghanistan.
Groups like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch point to the infamous State Security Investigations services for most of those violations.
It was great to see the watch point so busy with excited people getting their first views of Welsh ospreys.
Another weekend a gull decided to use the caravan as a watch point.
The watch point is staffed daily between 10am and 4pm, until Sunday, August 5.
Matthew Sandhu, Blue Coat CofE School - watch point of sale.
Seawatching is a real challenge as the birds are usually moving quickly past your watch point and views can be poor due to strong winds.
SEEING RED Z Sir Philip Green robustly defends his report that suggests billions of pounds of government cutbacks DON'T WASTE MY TIME Sir Philip's Bulgari watch POINT TO PROVE Mirror man Bob listens to Sir Philip yesterday in his swanky office