Spyder 5.0.5 Debug Startup Error

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Robert Hentz

Nov 1, 2021, 2:40:13 PM11/1/21
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I have recently incurred a problem when running Spyder 5.0.5 under Anaconda.  I believe I have somehow corrupted a Debug start up file and can't figure where the file is located or how to remedy the situation.  When running code in Spyder it performs correctly, but if I attempt to run in debug mode I get the following traceback error message:

    debugfile('D:/pvtests/PowerTableTests/PowerTable/SiteLoadDisplay1.py', wdir='D:/pvtests/PowerTableTests/PowerTable')
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "C:\Users\xxx\AppData\Local\Temp/ipykernel_1468/434203341.py", line 1, in <module>
        debugfile('D:/pvtests/PowerTableTests/PowerTable/SiteLoadDisplay1.py', wdir='D:/pvtests/PowerTableTests/PowerTable')
      File "D:\Anaconda3\lib\site-packages\spyder_kernels\customize\spydercustomize.py", line 589, in debugfile
      File "D:\Anaconda3\lib\site-packages\spyder_kernels\customize\spyderpdb.py", line 773, in enter_debugger
      File "D:\Anaconda3\lib\site-packages\spyder_kernels\customize\spyderpdb.py", line 716, in run
        super(SpyderPdb, self).run(cmd, globals, locals)
      File "D:\Anaconda3\lib\bdb.py", line 580, in run
        exec(cmd, globals, locals)
      File "<string>", line 1, in <module>

    TypeError: runfile() got an unexpected keyword argument 'current_namespace'

This issue began occurring a couple of days ago, I de-installed Anaconda and then reinstalled it, thinking that would clear up the issue, but it didn't fix the problem.

I have also tried the Spyder recommendation of issuing `Spyder --reset` command from the anaconda power shell console.

Most recently. I tried rebuilding the project.

Has anyone encountered this type of problem, any thoughts on how to correct the issue?  

Carlos Córdoba

Nov 1, 2021, 2:47:36 PM11/1/21
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Hi Robert,

You need to downgrade ipykernel to fix this problem. For that, please close Spyder, open the Anaconda Prompt andrun there

    conda install ipykernel=5


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