[IPython-dev] Strange bug
fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 13:44:01 CST 2007
On 1/5/07, Gregory Novak <novak at ucolick.org> wrote:
> I just spent the better part of a day trying to figure out what on
> earth was going on with a rather strange bug. The dramatis personae:
> pyIDL is a bit of python + c code that allows you call IDL
> (http://www.ittvis.com/idl/) code from Python
> (for Mike: IPython is an enhanced interactive python shell
He knows :) (Mike and I have met several times at Caltech, at the
various SciPy conferences).
OK: you've given me enough information that I may be able to improve
the automatic evaluation parser to avoid this kind of situation,
though I won't get to it today. Thanks for the excellent report.
In the meantime, try disabling autocalling:
In : %autocall
Automatic calling is: OFF
and see if it helps. If not, disable automagic as well:
In : %automagic
Automagic is OFF, % prefix IS needed for magic functions.
These may give you a temporary workaround, til I get to the bottom of this.
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