[Python-Dev] pdb: should next command be extended?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Aug 8 17:45:03 CEST 2005

On Sun, Aug 07, 2005, Ilya Sandler wrote:
> Solution:
> Should pdb's next command accept an optional numeric argument? It would
> specify how many actual lines of code (not "line events")
> should  be skipped in the current frame before stopping,

At OSCON, Anthony Baxter made the point that pdb is currently one of the
more unPythonic modules.  If you're feeling a lot of energy about this,
rewriting pdb might be more productive.
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