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sys.excepthook for IPython itself, leaves a detailed report on disk.
Brian E. Granger
CrashHandler(app, contact_name=None, contact_email=None, bug_tracker=None, show_crash_traceback=True, call_pdb=False)¶
Customizable crash handlers for IPython applications.
Instances of this class provide a
__call__()method which can be used as a
def __call__(self, etype, evalue, etb)
__init__(app, contact_name=None, contact_email=None, bug_tracker=None, show_crash_traceback=True, call_pdb=False)¶
Create a new crash handler
app (Application) – A running
Applicationinstance, which will be queried at crash time for internal information.
contact_name (str) – A string with the name of the person to contact.
contact_email (str) – A string with the email address of the contact.
bug_tracker (str) – A string with the URL for your project’s bug tracker.
show_crash_traceback (bool) – If false, don’t print the crash traceback on stderr, only generate the on-disk report
instance attributes (Non-argument) –
instances contain some non-argument attributes which allow for (These) –
customization of the crash handler's behavior. Please see the (further) –
for further details. (source) –
Return a string containing a crash report.