[IPython-dev] debugger.py refactoring

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 03:50:21 EDT 2010

Hi David,

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 4:52 PM, David Warde-Farley <dwf at cs.toronto.edu> wrote:
> I was just wondering (I didn't see a roadmap anywhere but then again I didn't look very hard) if a refactoring was planned for IPython/core/debugger.py, in particular to make it more extensible to third party tools. I just hacked in support for Andreas Kloeckner's pudb ( http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pudb ) but it wasn't pretty in the least. I guess some sort of 'debugger registry' would make sense, that a user could call into from their ipy_user_conf.py in order to hook up their favourite debugger's post-mortem mode?
> This is all just fanciful thinking aloud, but if no one's planning on doing anything to debugger.py in the near future I might give it a try when I get back into town next week.

certainly this kind of improvement for integration with other tools is
always welcome.

Could you post your fixes as either an attached patch or a github pull
request, whatever you find most convenient? Some directions:




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