[IronPython] IronPython, stack frames and pdb

Douglas Blank dblank at brynmawr.edu
Tue Jan 20 14:00:13 CET 2009

----- Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> Hello Dino, Curt et al.,
> If stack frames are implemented as an option in IronPython it would be 
> *really* nice to enable sys.set_trace when they are on. Plus any other 
> APIs not currently implemented that are needed by pdb. Doing CPython 
> development again I've been reminded how insanely useful pdb is. :-)
> What would be really nice is to enable stack frames on a per engine / 
> runtime basis so that we could allow the setting of break-points and 
> debugging of Resolver One user code.


This would be excellent!

I also wonder if there is an trace API that could be shared with other languages, and worked into the DLR? This would be very nice for our educational infrastructure we are building.


> Michael

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