How do you use `help` when write your code
roy at panix.com
Mon Jul 7 02:52:33 CEST 2014
In article <mailman.11564.1404687291.18130.python-list at python.org>,
Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> But the important thing is that you log.
I 'spose. Let's see. Yesterday we generated 133 GB of log files. And
Sunday is a slow day :-)
> Have you ever had a bug where someone else finds it and then doesn't
> give you full repro steps?
Are there people like that where you are? Weird.
> There are times when you have to go for the "Real Programmer"
> debugging style. Pretend the program is a black box, no source code
> available, nothing.
Yup; strace and tcpdump are two of my best friends. The source code
only tells you what the program is *supposed* to do. Strace tells you
what it did. And tcpdump tells you what it said.
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