Windows/DOS: double clicking a .py file

Just just at
Mon Sep 9 18:46:54 EDT 2002

> > impossible to actually  see  the exception... Is there a way 
> > to keep the dos prompt window in this case?

[Bjorn Pettersen]
> Try something like the following... We've had much success with
> automatically emailing the traceback back to the developer using the
> cgitb module -- you can never trust users to give you good error reports
> <wink> besides the cgitb module provides much more context than the
> standard exceptions... Let me know if you'd like the code...
> try:
>     your code here
> except:
>     import msvcrt, traceback
>     traceback.print exc()
>     print 'Hit a key to exit'
>     while not msvcrt.kbhit():
>         pass

Ah, that looks like a good trick, I will try that.

Thanks for your code offer, but in most cases I will have to ask for the 
input data anyway, so a simple traceback is good enough for now.


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