[IPython-dev] ipython bash interaction?

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Wed Sep 25 11:40:43 CDT 2013


Yes, commands are passed to a system shell. Check that $PATH is the same
there as it is in your normal shell.

Thomas


On 25 September 2013 08:44, Zoltán Vörös <zvoros@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have a trivial question: how does the ipython console interact with
> bash (or the operating system, for that matter)? I can use system
> commands with e.g.,
>
> In [] : !date
> Wed Sep 25 17:42:33 CEST 2013
>
> but this fails:
>
> In [] : !myscript
> /bin/sh: 1: myscript: not found
>
> where myscript is a bash script in a directory that is in the path. From
> the system console, I can run myscript without any problems, no matter
> where I am. Is it not the case that everything after an ! is passed to
> the underlying system? Or is there something that has to be configured?
>
> Cheers,
> Zoltán
>
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