[Python-il] Awesome console debugger

Shlomi Fish shlomif at shlomifish.org
Wed May 30 22:06:20 IDT 2012


On Wed, 30 May 2012 08:41:57 +0300
Alon Levy <alonlevy1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Shlomi Fish <shlomif at shlomifish.org> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Ram,
> >
> > On Tue, 29 May 2012 23:15:39 +0300
> > Ram Rachum <ram at rachum.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hey guys,
> > >
> > > Just a quick recommendation on a module called pudb:
> > >
> > > http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pudb
> > >
> > > Pudb is a replacement for Python's pdb, for Linux only.
> > >
> >
> > Thanks for the recommendation. Too bad that I now need to debug some
> > Python code on Windows (don't ask).
> >
> > > There were so many times that I had to debug a Python program through
> > SSH,
> > > where I can't use my normal debugger (Wing IDE). I really *really* hate
> > > using pdb because *you can't see anything* and if you dare to create a
> > > variable named `q` it will end the debugging session, and other assorted
> > > stupidities.
> >
> > I wonder why it's not possible (yet) to do remote debugging in Python. I
> > mean,
> > there's remote editing with SFTP/FTP/WebDAV/etc., which many editors
> > support,
> > and GDB also has gdbserver:
> >
> 
> There is remote debugging with winpdb, despite the name it has nothing to
> do with windows. otoh I don't see why it wouldn't work there (haven't
> tried). It optionally encrypts the traffic between the debuggee and the
> debugger too. http://winpdb.org/

Sounds good. Thanks for the recommendation.

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

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