Best way of debigging a C extension

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid
Fri Dec 12 00:01:10 CET 2008

On 2008-12-11, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at> wrote:

> I never tried this on windows - but what happens if you start
> python inside GDB, and then set breakpoints inside your
> extension?
> This works flawlessly for me under *nix.
> The debug-build of python isn't needed for this - and I doubt
> a bit that it helps you much, as being inside the interpreter
> & getting detailed information isn't your goal - you want to
> see your extensions functions, what parameters they get and so
> on.

It's probably a lot easier to just stick in a few printf()
calls in key places...

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! I'm into SOFTWARE!

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