[IPython-user] python vs. ipython

Peter Teuben teuben at astro.umd.edu
Tue Jan 31 22:53:28 CST 2006


Ville
    i've been quiet for a few days, working with the new svn based ipython.

One comment and one somewhat serious bug:

1) comment: for testing i went back and forth between the old style and new 
style
ipython, but in the process found out that the
 	python setyp.py clean
and then install didn't work. Resulted in some things not copied properly,
and resulting in a broken ipython.
so i had to remove the IPython tree in python manually for it to work.


2) bug:   If one does

 	ipython script a b c

then it works ok, sys.argv[] is now [script,....]

but if one does

 	ipython script -a b c

it looks like -a is seen as an ipython arg, and not, as in python, part of 
sys.argv[]

peter




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