[Ann] DMpdb: improvements and extensions for "pdb"

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Sun Aug 14 22:01:03 CEST 2005

DMpdb is a tiny Python package with improvements and extensions for
"pdb", Pythons built-in debugger:

  *  the 'where' command gets optional arguments 'number' and 'end'
        to control the amount of entries printed;

     its output is made more readable;

     by defining the method 'getAdditionalFrameInfo', a derived class
     can show additional debugging info.
  *  the 'do_break' command can now be used from outside
     the debugger to define breakpoints
  *  the new 'frame' command allows to directly switch to an interesting
The package also defines the module "Zpdb" providing a debugger class
that understands Zope's additional debugging info ('__traceback_info__' and

Download: <http://www.dieter.handshake.de/pyprojects>

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