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

Gerhard Fiedler gelists@gmail....
Fri Aug 17 12:51:03 CDT 2007


On 2007-08-17 13:50:25, Fernando Perez wrote:

> 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.

Look at that... here's a command line feature that works easier on Windows
than on *ix... ipython uses my custom system shell (4NT) just like that :)

Gerhard



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