Archaeopteryx Software, Inc.
Take Flight!Search

Home
Wing IDE
News
Support
About Us
Python
Open Source
Store

 Search:
 
 Advanced Search




[wingide-users] Threading

Dave Aitel dave at immunitysec.com
Thu, 12 Feb 2004 15:52:56 -0500


Wing IDE Support wrote:

>On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Stephan Deibel wrote:
>  
>
>>On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Dave Aitel wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>One thing I'd really like in WingIDE is the ability to handle threading 
>>>the way Ollydbg can. Most of my Python programs are heavily 
>>>multi-threaded, and I'd like the debugger to be able to switch between 
>>>them and do all the magic. Being able to say "Only breakpoint if in 
>>>thread X" is a bonus.
>>>      
>>>
>>We are working towards this in our code but it won't happen for a while.  
>>One problem (although not a lot of effort to fix) is that Python currently
>>doesn't properly instrument new threads with debug machinery.  David
>>Ascher posted a PEP draft somewhere about this once but I don't see it
>>listed on http://python.org/peps.  We'll eventually implement this support
>>in Python if no-one beats us to it.
>>    
>>
>
>Correction:  I'm told the necessary hooks are in Python 2.3.  However, we
>do still have work to do on the IDE to support debugging threaded apps.
>
>Stephan Deibel
>

Awesome. My goal was to make sure you knew this was a requested feature 
from your userbase. My main app (CANVAS) just went entirely 
multi-threaded...:>

-dave







Run by Mailman v 2.0.8


Copyright (c) 2000-2002, Archaeopteryx Software, Inc.
Legal Statements