[IPython-user] Re: Question about IPython
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Mon Mar 15 14:10:36 CST 2004
Andrew Boling wrote:
> Subscribed just now, I used the e-mail address I have all of my other
> mailing list subscriptions on.
> At any rate, I know I'm weirdo for wanting to replace /bin/bash with
> iPython, but I've been wanting a shell that uses Python and so far
> iPython seems the closest to having the necessary functionality without
> writing one from scratch. Heck, it's even got its own rc files, so all
> it's missing is the actual filesystem interaction.
Sorry for the delay. This is just a quick note to say that it may take me a
few days to reply in full -- I'm currently completely swamped with urgent
But I _will_ address your last message in detail, you are on the right track.
There are already enough hooks into python to do what you want as a profile,
though. Start looking at the 'tutorial' profile for ideas. I'll have more
details when I can find a bit of spare time.
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