[IPython-user] problem with history completion
Tue Jul 28 01:26:00 CDT 2009
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 5:46 PM, Brian Granger<email@example.com> wrote:
> IPython-devs, any thoughts on this one?
Actually I found out it is somehow a state my shell session gets into.
Starting in a new shell fixed the problem, but from time to time, even
without profiles, readline seems to get broken like this and I have to
start a new shell.
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Robin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I'm not sure what it's called, but I really like the feature where you
>> type the first few letters of a command, and then up arrow to cycle
>> through the history only selects commands from the history that start
>> with those few letters.
>> Since I am working on a few projects at the moment I wanted to have
>> seperate command histories - so I copied my normal ipythonrc-scipy
>> file to ipythonrc-fd and start my new session with "ipython -pylab -p
>> However, I can't seem to get the history completion to work properly
>> in this profile, although I can see no difference between the files:
>> robin-mbp-3:.ipython robince$ ls
>> IPython_crash_report.txt ipy_profile_sh.pyc ipythonrc-physics
>> db ipy_user_conf.py ipythonrc-pysh
>> history ipy_user_conf.pyc ipythonrc-scipy
>> history-fd ipythonrc ipythonrc-tutorial
>> history-scipy ipythonrc-fd security
>> history-sh ipythonrc-math
>> ipy_profile_sh.py ipythonrc-numeric
>> robin-mbp-3:.ipython robince$ diff ipythonrc-scipy ipythonrc-fd
>> robin-mbp-3:.ipython robince$
>> Does anyone have any idea why this isn't working?
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