[Python-Dev] seeing off SET_LINENO

Barry A. Warsaw barry@python.org
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 08:15:49 -0400

>>>>> "MH" == Mark Hammond <mhammond@skippinet.com.au> writes:

    MH> [Barry in a different message]
    >> I can't decide whether it would be good to stop on the def or
    >> not.  Not doing so makes pdb act more like gdb, which also only
    >> stops on the first executable line, so maybe that's a good
    >> thing.

    MH> IMO, the Python debugger "interface" should include function
    MH> entry.  The debugger UI (in this case pdb, but any other
    MH> debugger) may choose not to break there, but the debugger
    MH> itself may be able to implement some useful things by having
    MH> the hook.

Good point.