[IPython-dev] Does Ipython have the equivalent to the 'wait' keyword in bash?
Mon Dec 7 10:08:08 CST 2009
Firstly, I would like to state that Ipython is a wonderful interpreter,
and I would like to use it as my shell. Thanks for your hard work.
However, there is one question I have, for which I have tried to find a
solution in the documentation. I haven't found any advice in the docs
so, here goes...
Just as in bash, I would like to launch multiple processes in the
background and then at some point in the parent script, wait for the
results. It is so easy to do in most shell languages. Example:
# do some other work
Would anyone be able to recommend a simple or even trivial way to
perform the same parallelization work in ipython? I would like to be
able to do this on the local node. No distributed processing is
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