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From: Tim Meehan <>
Subject: Re: Python's pdb module
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 22:00:16 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Thanks for the ideas folks!

> On Apr 30, 2021, at 08:24, Matt Wette <> wrote:
>> On 4/29/21 8:26 PM, Tim Meehan wrote:
>> Is there something in Guile that is similar to Python's "pdb" module?
>> For instance, sometimes I find it helpful to pause right before something
>> bad happens with:
>> #!/usr/bin/env python3
>> import pdb; pdb.set_trace()
>> some_function_that_is_going_to_fail_miserably()
> I started on something years ago but never got it working as nice as python,
> as the guile debugger still needs some help to get there.   Try this snippet.
> (define-syntax-rule (jump-to-debugger)
>   (if (eqv? 'regular (vm-engine))
>       (give-warning)
>       (start-repl
>        #:debug (make-debug (stack->vector (make-stack #t)) 0 "trap!" #t))))
> You'll need some of this mess to resolve procedures:
> (use-modules (system repl repl))
> (use-modules (system repl debug))
> (use-modules (system repl common))
> (use-modules (system repl command))
> (use-modules (system vm frame))
> (use-modules (system vm vm))
> (use-modules (ice-9 control))
> (use-modules (ice-9 rdelim))
> (use-modules (ice-9 pretty-print))
> (use-modules (system base compile))
> Matt

      reply	other threads:[~2021-05-01  3:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-30  3:26 Tim Meehan
2021-04-30 11:42 ` Ricardo G. Herdt
2021-04-30 13:20 ` Matt Wette
2021-05-01  3:00   ` Tim Meehan [this message]

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