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On 3 November 2011 13:53, Eduardo Ochs <> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 11:42 AM, liam mail <> wrote:

>> Why not overwrite the traceback function and strip the message down to
>> the information you want to reveal? Personally when I ask for a
>> traceback (which is what error is doing) I want to see the traceback
>> :)
>> Liam
> By the way: what do you guys use when you have to define your own
> traceback functions?

> I'd like to stop reinventing the wheel (and making it square). Any
> pointers/suggestions?

Afraid not. Here's my wheel that I committed earlier today:

I have to say, debug.traceback()'s parameter-handling logic is
absolutely mind-bending and bites me every time I try to use it.
Implementing it was even worse (I don't claim I've got it completely
identical already).