Python Tools for Visual Studio has supported mixed mode debugging for a while... I'm not sure if that support would have ever ended up in VS Code Python extension so it might be a windows only solution which might not help you much. 

On Sun, Dec 1, 2019, 9:04 AM Skip Montanaro <> wrote:
Having tried comp.lang.python with no response, I turn here...

After at least ten years away from Python's run-time interpreter &
byte code compiler, I'm getting set to familiarize myself with that
again. This will, I think, entail debugging a mixed Python/C
environment. I'm an Emacs user and am aware that GDB since 7.0 has
support for debugging at the Python code level. Is Emacs+GDB my best
bet? Are there any Python IDEs which support C-level breakpoints and


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