[IPython-dev] Feature request/how?

Ville Vainio vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Tue Feb 22 09:59:51 CST 2005


On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 09:29 -0500, Charles Moad wrote:

>	Is it not possible to include assignment operators as well?  Only 
>simple expressions seem to work.

Yeah, that's because the code uses eval instead of exec. It might make
more sense to use exec.

However, I can't help but think something like this should be done with
the "timeit" module. I don't know if there is a way to force it to use
ipython's namespace instead of the namespace of timeit-module - perhaps
this is something that could be done with a patch to the timeit module.





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