[IPython-dev] Notebook doesn't load with latest master

Paul Ivanov pi@berkeley....
Mon Mar 25 10:27:34 CDT 2013


Mea culpa, Dave - I'm the one who introduced this change, and
thanks Thomas for filing it and pinging me.

Dave Hirschfeld, on 2013-03-25 13:30,  wrote:
> An ugly workaround which seems to work for now is to simply comment out the 
> SIGUSR1 signal handler on line #553 - obviously not the ideal solution though!

This is not ugly in this case - not all signaling is available
everywhere, so the less ugly solution, which I've submitted as
PR https://github.com/ipython/ipython/pull/3075 is to check if a
signal is available before registering it.

SIGUSR1 is not available on Windows, but is on Linux and BSD
kernels. SIGINFO is only available on BSD kernels.

best,
-- 
Paul Ivanov
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