Python Error

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Mon Jul 30 13:15:06 CEST 2012


Jürgen A. Erhard <jae at jaerhard.com> wrote:

> Peter's right, but instead of a print before the line, put a
> try/except around it, like
> 
>    try:
>       set1 = set(list1)
>    except TypeError:
>       print list1
>       raise
> 
> This way, only the *actual* error triggers any output.  With a general
> print before, you can get a lot of unnecessary output.
> 
> Grits, J
> 

Or even better:

   try:
      set1 = set(list1)
   except TypeError:
      print list1
      import pdb; pdb.set_trace()
      raise

Then the error will print the value of list1 and drop you into the debugger 
so you can examine what's going on in more detail.

-- 
Duncan Booth http://kupuguy.blogspot.com



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