[IPython-dev] ipython as a debugger command-line interface?

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 13:49:25 EDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Rocky Bernstein <rocky at gnu.org> wrote:

> done here. In ruby-debug right now there's a setting to automatically enter
> irb initially; the same could be done in pydbgr to enter python or ipython.
> So maybe what should be done is to add add debugger commands "step", "list",
> "continue" and so on into these invocations of these shells.
> Thoughts on whether this would be a desirable? Or how easy or difficult
> would it be to do?

One interesting avenue would be making ipython a frontend for rpdb2 -
one such frontend is winpdb, and  I don't see why other couldn't be

Ville M. Vainio

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