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h1. Baseline Set of Debuggers

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|| Debugger Name || Description || Compliance Level || References ||
| GDB | A freeware debugger offered by the GNU project, covered by the GNU public license. | MUST | [http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/gdb.html] |
| Allinea DDT | A popular suite for debugging in the HPC realm offered by Allinea. \\DDT requires purchasing a commercial software license to be used. | SHOULD | [http://allinea.com/ddt] |
DDT requires purchasing a commercial software license to be used. | SHOULD | [http://allinea.com/ddt] |
| Totalview | A long standing de-facto standard for debugging in the HPC realm offered by TotalView technologies. \\ TotalView requires purchasing a commercial software license to be used | SHOULD | [http://www.totalviewtech.com/] |
TotalView requires purchasing a commercial software license to be used | SHOULD | [http://www.totalviewtech.com/] |

In order to be compliant, a center must have at least the first of these debuggers installed and in the standard login path across all nodes. In addition, the GUI interface for TotalView, when available, must be operational and accessible from the compute nodes of any allocated system.