[IPython-dev] ipython1 -> IPython documentation merge about to begin
Mon Jun 9 21:45:22 CDT 2008
> I merged the sconfig branch into ipython1b. The tests aren't run
> automatically at the moment, so do:
> nosetests -v --with-doctest --doctest-tests IPython.config
> to make sure everything is OK.
Great! Thanks for doing this. Now I just to find some time to look
at this new stuff and begin to use it.
> I wrote a first implementation of round-tripping, so a person can now:
> a) Instantiate a new configuration
> b) Update the configuration from a file
> c) Modify the configuration
> d) Dump the configuration back to file
This is exactly why going with ConfigObj makes sense for us. I will
merge this stuff from ipython-ipython1b into ipython trunk soon.
Thanks again Stefan for doing this!
> The file writing is done using ConfigObj. The one thing I haven't
> tried yet is to write back to the same file I read from (to see
> whether comments and structure are preserved).
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