[IPython-dev] Patches to use pydb instead of pdb for debugging

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 06:14:19 EDT 2006

On 10/6/06, R. Bernstein <rocky at panix.com> wrote:

> ??object here). This could either be done inside pydb code, but maybe
> it would be neater to do inside ipython since it looks like there are
> routines already for decorating debugger commands. Suggestions on
> where to look to hook into '?' and '??'?

Now they are handled by "handle_help" in iplib.py, but you should
create an input_prefilter hook function that catches the ? commands
and translates them to something you want, e.g. ??foo ->
_pydb.detailedhelpcommand("foo"). see ext_rescapture.py on how to
implement one.

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