[IPython-user] from __future__ import division

Harri Pasanen hpasanen at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 11:22:05 CST 2005


On 12/16/05, Charlie Moad <cwmoad at gmail.com> wrote:
> Set PYTHONSTARTUP to a file like '/home/username/.pythonrc' and put
> the import in there.  Python will execute this file on startup.  Could
> possibly break things though.....
>

Tried that already, it doesn't work.
It is only in effect during the execution of startup file, not after.

So if I have init.py:

from __future__ import division
print 3/4

it will print out 0.75, if I do execfile('init.py') or from init
import * or set it to PYTHONSTARTUP, but afterwards it is not in
force.

And I don't see a function interface to turn it on either...

-Harri




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