[IPython-dev] debugging python c modules

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 19:50:09 EDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 7:09 AM, Satrajit Ghosh <satra at mit.edu> wrote:
> hi all,
> is there a python debugger that can step me through c code if it was being
> used? or do i need to launch python using xcode/gdb/msvc and put breakpoints
> in the code. if the latter, can i launch ipython instead of system python?

No, the python debugger knows nothing about C.  You will need to use
traditional C debugging tools for that part of your code.


> cheers,
> satra
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Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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