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Add '--pdb' option to ' runserver' and ' test'

Project description

Make debugging Django easier

Adding pdb.set_trace() to your source files every time you want to break into pdb sucks.

Don’t do that.

Do this.


Install using pip:

pip install django-pdb

Add to your django project:


Usage runserver --pdb

Drops into pdb at the start of every view:

bash: testproject/ runserver --pdb
Validating models...

0 errors found
Django version 1.3, using settings 'testproject.settings'
Development server is running at
Quit the server with CONTROL-C.

function "myview" in testapp/
args: ()
kwargs: {}

> /Users/tom/github/django-pdb/testproject/testapp/
-> a = 1
(Pdb) test --pdb

Drops into pdb on test errors/failures:

bash: testproject/ test testapp --pdb
Creating test database for alias 'default'...
>>> test_error (testapp.tests.SimpleTest)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/Users/tom/github/django-pdb/testproject/testapp/", line 16, in test_error
    one_plus_one = four
NameError: global name 'four' is not defined

> /Users/tom/github/django-pdb/testproject/testapp/
-> one_plus_one = four

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