[IPython-dev] Patches to use pydb instead of pdb for debugging

R. Bernstein rocky at panix.com
Sat Oct 14 06:38:37 CDT 2006


Hans Meine writes:
 > On Saturday 14 October 2006 08:42, Ville M. Vainio wrote:
 > > The previous bug was fixed by this:
 > >
 > >      def new_do_quit(self, arg):
 > > -        __IPYTHON__.Completer.all_completions=self.old_all_completions
 > > +
 > > +        if hasattr(self, 'all_completions'):
 > > +            __IPYTHON__.Completer.all_completions=self.old_all_completions
 > >          return OldPdb.do_quit(self, arg)
 > >
 > > (it was AttributeError - there was no old_all_completions. Also see
 > > whether there is a cleaner fix).
 > 
 > Then why don't you check for "old_all_completions" but for "all_completions"?
 > If that's an actual "svn diff" output I would think this fix is not necessary, 
 > since it cannot have fixed that problem. ;-p

Yes, although what you suggest is a more obvious, direct, and robust
fix, Ville's patch I do believe was correct. You see
old_all_completions was set in only if hasattr(self,
'all_completions') was true. This was set in the Debugger __init__
routine.



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