Debugging Python ?

Miki Tebeka tebeka at cs.bgu.ac.il
Tue Jul 29 10:51:08 CEST 2003


Hello Bill,

> I'd be happy to hear your techniques to debug python programs.
> Is there any interactive debugging environment by any chance ?
IDLE comes with a debugger.

Personally I use pdb. I have the following line in my .bashrc:
alias pdb='python /lib/python2.3/pdb.py'

And then just
pdb myprog.py -n -q 10034

I like pdb since it allows me to evaluate expression during debugging.

HTH.
Miki




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