[Idle-dev] debugging with idle

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Mon Jun 6 20:26:42 CEST 2005

"Bartels, C.L.L." <C.L.L.Bartels at student.tue.nl> writes:

> I've been using idle for some time now, and I really like it, it is
> small/clean/comes with the standard python package and can do most of
> what I want. Only it's debugging capability is a bit incomplete (or I
> am not using it correctly, so correct me if I am wrong), i.e. I use a
> lot of classes with submembers (which for example are lists with
> implicit references to other python objects) etc... And I can't really
> view them in the python debugger, it only sais: "class instance at
> addr xxx" and I cant click it or view deeper into it. Any ideas on
> this?

Yes, it would be nice if the debugger grew a way to interactively
examine objects in a given frame.  Someday.

Until then, print is your friend.


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