[IPython-user] confirm exit 0 the default?

Rafael Barreto rafaelbarreto87@gmail....
Tue Jul 22 13:05:06 CDT 2008


how about just put

execute __IP.magic_q = __IP.magic_Exit

in your ipythonrc file?

So, you could exit just pressing "q".

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 10:18 AM, Robin <robince@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 10:04 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>> We need much more input for this, from everyone: what do you prefer,
>> confirm yes or no?
>
> For what it's worth I'd rather it stay as it is now (ask for
> confirmation). If ctrl-D was only for ipython I would agree it wasn't
> necessary but since I use ctrl-D all the time for closing terminals,
> logging out of ssh sessions etc. I think it is better to keep it.
> Accidently logging out of ssh or closing a terminal isn't usually a
> problem because the only state there is the current directory -
> whereas an ipython session usually has a lot of state that can be a
> pain to recreate. A couple of times the confirmation has saved me when
> I've been ctrl-d'ing a load of remote sessions away at the end of work
> and focus switched to an ipython I had forgotten about.
>
> As someone earlier mentioned when you really do want to quit ipython
> it is almost as automatic for me to type ctrl-d return now. Also the
> point that people might look to turn it off if it bothers them more
> than people might look to turn it on if it's absent seems a valid one.
>
> Cheers
>
> Robin
>
> PS - I'd also like the list mailer to have reply set 'correctly' to
> the list so I don't always accidently send it only to the original
> poster... but I think discussions happened before.
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