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

Stefan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Sat Sep 1 16:39:42 CDT 2007


On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 11:13:17AM -0600, Fernando Perez wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
> 
> On 8/30/07, Stefan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> > 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'
> 
> If you have 2.3 installed, could you please try svn update and run
> again?  I just fixed this particular one, but there could be more
> lurking.

Thanks, Fernando.  Everything is working well now.

Cheers
Stéfan


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