[wingide-users] mod_python debugging on Mac OS X

Neil Jensen neil.jensen at shaw.ca
Wed Jun 22 19:10:08 EDT 2005

Thanks very much, that was helpful in debugging a path problem (silly  
typo). All working now.


On 22-Jun-05, at 8:59 AM, Wingware Support wrote:

> I'd suggest setting kExitOnFailure in wingdbstub.py and then  
> looking at what exception is raised when wingdbstub is imported.   
> The problem is probably that the debugger binaries are not found so  
> they are not loaded, which causes wingdbstub.debugger to be set to  
> None.
> John
> Neil Jensen wrote:
>> Greetings. I'm unable to get mod_python debugging working on Mac  
>> OS X.   I've followed the instructions on the How-To and updated  
>> the wingdbstub.py file to refer to the correct WINGHOME.
>> Symptoms:
>> -  when I load the test page via the browser, debugging is not  
>> initiated (no stack variables visible, don't stop at breakpoints,  
>> etc.)
>> - I've turned on 'Debug Internals Log File' and watched it while  
>> loading the webpage... nothing shows up
>> - I've also set kLogFile and watched it while loading the  
>> webpage... again, nothing shows up
>> - if I simply try 'wingdbstub.debugger.StartDebug() in my handler,  
>> I get:  AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute  
>> 'StartDebug'
>> Here is my configuration:
>> - Mac OSX 10.4.1
>> - Apache/2.0.53 (Unix) DAV/2 mod_python/3.1.3 Python/2.4.1 -  
>> WingIDE 2.0.3-1, Personal Edition
>> - mod_python is working fine for me - WingIDE debugging is working  
>> fine for me
>> - WingIDE debugging set to listen on port 50005, I can telnet into  
>> it and verify that it is listening
>> Any ideas on where to go from here? Thanks in advance.
>> Neil

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