[IPython-user] difference in ipython and python shell
Sun Mar 18 22:39:51 CDT 2007
On Sun, 18 Mar 2007, Fernando Perez wrote:
> On 11/13/06, Seweryn Kokot <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Why ipython and python interactive shell give two different information?
> I'm sorry this never got replied to.
> I don't see that difference on my system: calling help() in both cases
> produces exactly the same information on my computer (and it should). It
> is possible that ipython is running with a different python in your
> system (it got installed with a specific python version) and you are
> picking scipy.linalg from two different locations.
You should be able to test that by doing:
>>> import scipy
>>> import scipy.linalg
<module 'scipy.linalg' from '/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/scipy/linalg/__init__.pyc'>
<function eig at 0x8379c34>
See if the "module ..." and "function ..." output is the same on both
setups . If the module information (esp. the filename!) is different, yo
uknow you're in a situation like Fernando guessed you were.
(For me, between loads, the function address stays the same, but that's a
pretty poor indicator and I'm just mentioning in case it happens to be
helpful. Rely on the module's declared filename.)
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