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Debugging technique


On Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 4:53 PM Frank Millman <frank at chagford.com> wrote:
>
> Hi all
>
> When debugging, I sometimes add a 'breakpoint()' to my code to examine
> various objects.
>
> However, I often want to know how I got there, so I replace the
> 'breakpoint()' with a '1/0', to force a traceback at that point. Then I
> can rerun the previous step using the extra info from the traceback.
>
> Is there a way to combine these into one step, so that, while in the
> debugger, I can find out how I got there?
>

Not sure if it's what you're looking for, but in the debugger, you can
type "bt" to show a backtrace.

ChrisA