Break points not working anymore


I recently discovered that break points were no longer working in PhpStorm. Other than updating PhpStorm to 2016.2, I don't think I (consciously) changed anything else, but being a developer, I know that something obviously changed :)

I confirmed that the listener was running and the cookie set. I also went to Run > Web Server Debug Validation and everything looks good, minus the "Remote host is configured as 'localhost' despite...", but as far as I can tell, that shouldn't be an issue. I'm using PHP's built-in web server.

php_info() also reports:

Version: 2.2.3

How can I troubleshoot this further?

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First, it would be great to update your Xdebug from - current version is 2.4.1. Version 2.2.3 is more than three years old.

You can try to enable Run > Break at first line in PHP scripts to check if there is anything with path mappings.

Then you should check if there are any error messages in IDE log (Help > Show Log in ... > idea.log) right after the issue reproduction.

It is also necessary to configure and check the Xdebug log itself - - to see if everything is fine there and connection.


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