[Python-ideas] feature to make traceback objects usable without references to frame locals and globals

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Jun 30 02:50:35 CEST 2010

Terry Reedy wrote:

> It then seems to me that one should extract the file name and line 
> number info one wants to save before exiting the exception clause and 
> let the traceback exception and traceback go on exit. Is a library 
> function needed to make extraction easier?

That would require building your own custom traceback
structure that would be incompatible with any of the
standard functions available for formatting and printing


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