[IPython-dev] [IPython-user] Release plans...

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Thu Apr 5 18:18:38 CDT 2007


On 4/5/07, Stefan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:

> Indulge another stupid question from my side, please.  Is this piece
> of code run from the main thread itself, or is it used in different
> threads?  Why can't a person simply place
>
> import thread
> MAIN_THREAD_ID = thread.get_ident()
>
> at the top of Shell.py?

Because I know even less about threads than you do, that's why :)

> Yes, I know I show how little I know of threading, but now's as good a
> time as any to learn.

Your fix seems to work just fine, thanks.  I hacked that yesterday in
a rush, and didn't even read any docs at all.  I figured there HAD to
be an API for this.

I'll test further on my local copy, and commit later with a few other
things I've piled up here.

Thanks!!

best,

f


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