[wingide-users] Thread name display

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Feb 4 09:01:40 MST 2008

Pete wrote:
> In various debug toolboxes (debug probe, stack data, call stack, etc)., a 
> dropdown box is available to select the thread.  It'd be nice to be able to 
> use threading.Thread.getName() if it's available, falling back to the 
> existing display of low-level id.  I realize that not all threads are 
> instances of that class, but it's pretty common.  IIRC, the threading module 
> maintains some sort of mapping between low-level thread id & Thread instance 
> (see threading.getCurrent() maybe).

Thanks, that seems like a good suggestion.  Right now we show the thread
function/method name, but I can see that may not always be that useful.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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