embedded scripts debugging

Andrey Tatarinov elephantum at dezcom.mephi.ru
Tue Jan 11 08:50:38 EST 2005

Miki Tebeka wrote:
>>So the question is: Is there suitable library for simple python gui 
>>debugger, or may be there are some other techniques for debugging 
>>embedded scripts?
> What I usually do is add
>     from pdb import set_trace
> in the embedded module somewhere and then add a call to set_trace
> (breakpoint) whenever I with.
> When the code reaches the call to set_trace, you'll have pdb prompt and you
> can debug as you like.
> Note that you can't add breakpoint dynamically this way.

Thanks, I gathered pros and cons of embedding and decided to use python 
extending (i.e. creating python modules) instead of embedding. Happily I 
have an option to choose

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