Resuming a program's execution after correcting error

Dan Bishop danb_83 at
Thu Sep 28 19:29:23 CEST 2006

Sheldon wrote:
> Hi.
> Does anyone know if one can resume a python script at the error point
> after the error is corrected?
> I have a large program that take forever if I have to restart from
> scratch everytime. The error was the data writing a file so it seemed
> such a waste if all the data was lost and must be recalculated again.

Afaik, the best you can do is run the script with "python -i", which
will give you an interactive prompt from which you have access to the
module-level variables.  Or even better, test your script with small
data sets, and do the real calculations only after you've fixed any
obvious bugs.

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