[Eric] running and debugging programs remotely (on lan)

detlev detlev at die-offenbachs.de
Mon May 10 18:09:47 BST 2010

On Montag, 10. Mai 2010, Vincent Schut wrote:
> Hi,
> As Eric already provides remote debugging, and setting a possible
> 'custom' interpreter, I wondered about the following: I often develop
> some data processing script on my desktop, which will actually run on
> another computer on our lan (because or more processing power/memory).
> Would it be possible to configure eric such that it will launch (and
> debug if necessary) a certain script on a different computer (e.g. using
> ssh)? Or would this clash with autocompletion etc. (python packages
> installed are usually more or less the same on my desktop and the
> processing computer).
> I was thinking something like a custom python 'interpreter' proxy script
> that would login into the remote host (passwordless using a key) and run
> the script there (with path translation) or call the debugging client
> script with the right parameters. Feasible?

That should work with the "Remote Debugger". That can be configured on the 
Debugger->General page of the configuration dialog for global use or in the 
Project->Debugger->Debugger Properties on a per project basis. However, I 
haven't used that function much.

Detlev Offenbach
detlev at die-offenbachs.de

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