how to change current working directory while using pdb within emacs

du yan ning duyanning at
Mon Nov 26 13:05:42 CET 2007

On Nov 21, 1:28 pm, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at> wrote:
> duyanningwrote:
> > I have written a pyhton script that will process data file in current
> > working directory.
> > My script is in an different directory to data file.
> > When I debug this script using pdb within emacs, emacs will change the
> > current working directory to the directory which include the script,
> > so my script cannot find the data file.
> > I think this is the problem of emacs because when I start pdb from
> > console directly, it will not change current working directory to the
> > one of script being debugged.
> Just issue
> import os
> os.chdir('whatever')
> inside the pdb-session. Unfortunate, but should work.
> Diez

thank you! my friend.

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