exarkun at divmod.com
Tue Jan 16 15:11:38 CET 2007
On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 00:23:35 -0500, "Stuart D. Gathman" <stuart at bmsi.com> wrote:
>I have a ThreadingTCPServer application (pygossip, part of
>http://sourceforge.net/projects/pymilter). It mostly runs well, but
>occasionally goes into a loop. How can I get a stack trace of running
>threads to figure out where the loop is? Is there some equivalent of
>sending SIGQUIT to Java to get a thread dump? If needed, I can import pdb
>and set options at startup, but there needs to be some external way of
>triggering the dump since I can't reproduce it at will.
Grab the gdbinit out of Python SVN Misc/ directory. Apply this patch:
Attach to the process using gdb. Make sure you have debugging symbols
in your build of Python. Run 'thread apply all pystack'.
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