[wingide-users] Is this a WingIDe related error?

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Nov 10 07:34:41 MST 2008

Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 15:16, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com> wrote:
>> Doing sys.settrace() blows away Wing's debugger so it will cease to
>> function in most cases.  Hence this warning.  You could try doing "Ignore
>> this Exception Location" in the Exceptions tool and then restarting debug.
>> However, pdb is a debugger and you really should choose one or the other
>> at any given time.  If you want to use pdb, then execute code rather than
>> debugging it.
> I DO execute it. :) The Zope debugging server have been started, but
> the settrace happens during Zope startup.
> I can't ignore it, because the error doesn't show up in WingIDE, but
> in the standard output of the Zope server, which then promptly exits.

Do you have WingDBG installed and is it set up to automatically start
debugging at startup?  Or do you have 'import wingdbstub' somewhere?
It sounds like it's starting Wing's debugger in one of those two ways,
and you probably want to disable that when using pdb.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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