[IPython-dev] Notebook command line - parameters checked?

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Fri Apr 20 13:48:23 CDT 2012


Hi,

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Matthew,
>
> sorry, this one fell through the cracks..
>
>> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:16 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I just noticed that these command lines:
>>>
>>> $ ipython notebook unlikely
>>> $ ipython notebook unlikely=impossible
>>> $ ipython notebook --pylab=impossible
>>>
>>> all pass without remark, but this:
>>>
>>> $ ipython notebook --unlikely=impossible
>>>
>>> gives:
>>>
>>> WARNING: Unrecognized alias: 'unlikely', it will probably have no
>>> effect.[NotebookApp] Using existing profile dir:
>>> u'/Users/mb312/.ipython/profile_default'
>>>
>>> Is this intended (the no-comments I mean)?
>>
>> Should I enter an issue for this?
>
> Yes, I think so, though I'm not sure how fixable it is, Min will have
> a better idea: the problem is that the command-line handling captures
> flags and then has to pass that information 'downstream' to all
> components that make up an application, but it doesn't know in advance
> what all the valid flags are from 'below'.  But definitely file it so
> we have a focused place to document/discuss this...

Thanks:

https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/1639

See you,

Matthew


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