[wingide-users] Program crashes in debugger when importing inspectStephan R.A. Deibel firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 09:01:52 -0400 (EDT)
On 14 Jun 2002, Fredrik Juhlin wrote: > When I try to run a program in the debugger that imports the inspect > module, the program crashes with the exception "Sequence index out of > range: list index out of range" in /usr/lib/python2.2/sre_parse.py. > The simplest case to reproduce the bug is with a file merely containing > a line with "import inspect". This is an exception that is raised during normal operation but that Wing IDE cannot detect as being handled, so in the default exception reporting mode it stops at this point. This is usually because there's some C code that catches and clears the exception. Wing disassembles byte code up the stack to check for handlers but of course can't see into C stack frames. You can prevent Wing from stopping there again by checking the "Ignore this exception location" in the error list dialog and pushing the Close & Continue button. This is remembered in your project file, and can be cleared later with Clear Ignored Exceptions from the Run menu. These ignores are also cleared when using Compact File from the Project menu and checking the "Non-critical debug attributes" box. Hope that helps... there's text just below the traceback that explains this but it's still a bit confusing at first. - Stephan
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