[IPython-dev] autoload and making %pydb be more ipythonic (was: Extensions/pydb_ipy.py added)

R. Bernstein rocky at panix.com
Sun Nov 26 09:06:40 CST 2006


Ville M. Vainio writes:
 > On 11/26/06, R. Bernstein <rocky at panix.com> wrote:
 > 
 > > Ville M. Vainio writes:
 > >  > It's just that having to import ipy_pydb would make enabling pydb a
 > >  > configuration option. Sometimes one may wish to use standard pdb even
 > >  > when pydb is installed.
 > >
 > > But one can't run %pydb and get pdb, so there's no ambiguity
 > > here. (For pdb one needs "%run -d")
 > 
 > But for post-mortem, there's no such choice.

Yes, and the way things are done right now in ipython that is a
completly separate issue. This thread was about how not require an
"import ipy_pydb" if someone wants to use %pydb.


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