On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 08:55:32AM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote: > On 2009-12-2 23:06, Marius Gedminas wrote: > > On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 01:36:37PM -0500, Benji York wrote: > >> Here's another idea: a testrunner option that takes a file name and line > >> number and inserts a breakpoint at that position. That way you can get > >> the same effect as editing the code without actually having to do so. > > > > Is that possible? I once spent hours studying pdb docs and found no way > > to set a breakpoint in advance, without modifying the source file in > > question, and without having the user to do manual interaction at the > > beginning. > > I think mr.freeze (see http://pypi.python.org/pypi/mr.freeze ) can do > this.
Thank you for the link, this looks very interesting. > Perhaps there is some code there you could borrow. Or just depend and invoke it. AFAICS mr.freeze subclasses Pdb and rewires some of its internals in a nontrivial fashion to be able to do that: http://dev.plone.org/collective/browser/mr.freeze/trunk/mr/freeze/freeze.py Marius Gedminas -- http://pov.lt/ -- Zope 3 consulting and development
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