pdb bug and questions
stef.mientki at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 23:22:50 CEST 2008
I'm trying to embed a debugger into an editor.
I'm only interested in high level debugging.
The first question is what debugger is the best for my purpose ?
(pdb, pydb, rpdb2, smart debugger, extended debugger ?
Second question, in none of the above debuggers (except rpdb2),
I can find a "break now",
so it seems impossible to me to detect unlimited while loops ?
For the moment I started with pdb, because most of the debuggers seems
to be an extension on pdb.
When I launch the debugger ( winXP, Python 2.5) from with my editor
python -u -m pdb D:\\Data\\test_IDE.py
I get this error
IOError: (2, 'No such file or directory', 'D:\\Data\test_IDE.py')
NOTICE 1 backslash ----------------------------------^
If I launch the debugger with
python -u -m pdb D:/Data/test_IDE.py
It runs fine.
This looks like a bug to me.
What's the best way to report these kind of bugs ?
Although I mostly use os.path.join to be OS independent,
these kind of bugs give me the impression,
that I can better do the join myself and always use forward slashes.
Is this a valid conclusion ?
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