[Idle-dev] Questions re idle's debugger

Edward K. Ream edreamleo at charter.net
Thu May 25 00:00:12 CEST 2006

Hello all,

Two questions:

1. How can code tell whether it is being run from Idle's debugger?

2. How can code being run from Idle's debugger simulate a breakpoint, such 
as pdb.set_trace() does?

Yes, pdb.set_trace() does work, but I want to enable idle's debugging 
console and get all of Idle's nice debugging features.



P.S.  I've studied Idle's debugger code for several hours and the answers 
are not exactly jumping out at me :-)  Perhaps it would be good to create 
wrapper functions (no idea where) to make these tasks easier.  Or maybe they 
already exist?

Edward K. Ream   email:  edreamleo at charter.net
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