[IPython-user] changing shell for alias...

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Fri Aug 17 11:50:25 CDT 2007


[ oops, this was meant to be on-list ]

On 8/17/07, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/17/07, fred <fredmfp@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I'm reading the ipython doc,
> > and I'm wondering if it is possible to change the shell for the alias.
> > I use tcsh as my shell system and I would like to use its already
> > existing alias.
>
> I'm afraid I don't understand what you want to do. I can't believe
> what would be the benefit of launching anything apart from plain sh
> for os.system().

Using tcsh syntax in commands, etc.   Having the shell called by
ipython for shell operations be the same user shell would indeed be
nice.

f


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