[IronPython] Standard Python Debugging not supported

Douglas S. Blank dblank at brynmawr.edu
Wed Oct 4 21:44:36 CEST 2006

Just thought that I would mention that we are awaiting implementation of 
sys.excepthook so that we can override the standard unhandled exception 
handing to provide students with more information on their errors. It 
isn't a big rush, as we may use CPython in the Spring, but if this were 
addressed sometime in the next 6 months, we'd be happy.

(FYI: we'll be using IronPython to control robots for intro computer 
science courses. The project, called Myro, is planned to be able to 
control most popular robots, and will take advantage of Microsoft 
Research's Robotics Studio as well. See http://www.roboteducation.org 
for more info.)



Dino Viehland wrote:
> We have a couple of bugs opened on this on CodePlex for this issue:
> 563: Support for Code Quality Tools in IronPython missing 
> <http://www.codeplex.com/WorkItem/View.aspx?ProjectName=IronPython&WorkItemId=563> 
> 1042: Implement various sys module methods that currently throw a 
> NotImplementedException 
> <http://www.codeplex.com/WorkItem/View.aspx?ProjectName=IronPython&WorkItemId=1042> 
> We believe we know how to implement sys.settrace (we’d hook it at the 
> same place we hook our recursion checks today) but we haven’t had time 
> to get to it yet.  Currently this is scheduled in our bug database as 
> 1.1 feature (although that may be subject to change) but it’s good to 
> note that we are seeing additional demand for these APIs.  This will 
> help us prioritize our 1.1 work better.  Hopefully we’ll be able to get 
> this in for 1.1 so it’ll be just a short term limitation.  Thanks for 
> the input!

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