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Force Quit Python PDB

With Pythons pdb usually q for quit is enough to close the debugger and stop the program. When that’s not working you can follow it with a quick ctrl+c to exit the program. But I got stuck in a loop with a poorly placed breakpoint and I didn’t want to close my terminal or use another terminal to kill it so I learned you can call os._exit() to force the Python program to quit skipping all finally blocks and __exit__ methods.

So for this situation import os; os._exit() force quits pdb and your program.

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