[IPython-user] IPython in XEmacs now working on Windows
Mon Feb 5 19:57:36 CST 2007
On Fri, 02 Feb 2007 15:22:23 +0000, Pete Forman
<email@example.com> wrote :
> I've applied that patch by hand and pylab seems to work okay. Thanks.
> XP Pro SP2
> XEmacs native 21.5.17
> python-mode.el 4.79
> ipython.el 1851
> Python 2.5
> IPython 0.7.3 + patch
> wxPython Unicode 126.96.36.199
> ~/.matplotlib/matplotlibrc has one changed line
> backend : WxAgg
> These emacs variables set using customize
> ("-pylab" "-colors" "LightBG")
> "d:/Program Files/Python25/Scripts/ipython.bat"
I don't have to customize this particular variable : if you put your
directory in your PATH environment var, ipytohn.el/python-mode.el will
find your ipython by themselves !
> After starting XEmacs, enter this in *scratch*
> (require `ipython)
> There are a few niggles.
> 1) I failed putting (require `ipython) in ~/.xemacs/init.el (formerly
> ~/.emacs). There was an error about py-shell-map being undefined.
> Perhaps using an autoload might make things smoother.
I don't have this problem, and neither have my co-workers.
Can you try with a vanilla init.el ?
> 2) py-python-command-args means that vanilla CPython does not work.
> We should look at falling in line with Jython handling in python-mode.
> It uses separate variables for each interpereter and switches using
Right, this is a real problem.
> 3) The initial state of the interpreter is as if 'from pylab import *'
> has been done. My preference is to explicitly enter 'import pylab'.
I don't really care about this particular point.
I let the others decide...
Thanks a lot for your help,
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