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

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 16:26:52 EDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 9:23 PM, Rocky Bernstein <rocky at gnu.org> wrote:

> Gdb uses the protocol called GDB/MI, but outside of gdb I don't think any
> other debugger has adopted it. ActiveState uses DBGp, and not just for their
> Python IDE and debugger but also I believe for Tcl, Ruby and Python. And I'm
> given to believe that there are other Python debuggers that use DBGp as
> well. So right now that's what I'm contemplating in pydbgr.

So is pydbgr meant to sit on server side of DBGp, client side, or both?

DBGp does look like an exhaustive protocol; and admittedly more
documented than rpdb2 protocol. Can you reuse an existing DBGp server

Ville M. Vainio

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