Kurt McKee

lessons learned in production

Articles tagged with pdb

pdb post-mortem debugging | 13 January 2012

I misread a recent feedparser bug report and thought that the author had mistyped a bbcode- or wiki-formatted link. Consequently, I wasted time debugging the code.

Turns out, I wasted a lot of time, because I spent more than zero time debugging the code. Yes, zero time. I was using …