[IPython-dev] [Ipython-svndiff] 2688 - use subprocess for ipy_workdir'

Stefan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Thu Aug 30 02:39:26 CDT 2007


On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 07:15:32PM -0600, Fernando Perez wrote:
> I just noticed this commit while checking recent SVN activity:
> 
> On 8/29/07, ipython-svndiff@scipy.org <ipython-svndiff@scipy.org> wrote:
> 
> > +import os, subprocess
> 
> This is a problem: subprocess is a 2.4-only module, and we're trying
> to remain available to 2.3 users.

I tried running IPython under 2.3 before this change, and then already
it gave up with

AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'DocTestRunner'

Cheers
Stéfan


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