[Ironpython-users] IronPython debugging on OS X

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 23:47:00 CET 2012

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Lucas Vickers <lucasvickers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to find some information on what debugging capabilities exist for
> IronPython.  I read in depth about the mono level debugger, but this is
> probably too low level for what I want.
> I also found some mention of work being done on Windows specific IronPython
> debuggers, but I am hoping to do this in OS X.
> Does anyone have any info on the state of things?  Worst case I will do all
> heavy lifting in CPython, use a debugger, and then finally pickle objects
> into a minimized IronPython environment, but this is far from ideal.

pdb is a bit wonky on IronPython, but it does somewhat work. I don't
know if MonoDevelop understands the debug information emitted when
using -X:Debug, but if it does, that could be an option as well.

- Jeff

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