[IPython-user] access to __main__

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Oct 7 10:26:13 CDT 2009


On 2009-10-07 07:32 AM, Jean-Francois Moulin wrote:

> Side comment, if you have a strong opinion or tips about sharing global
> flags across modules, please express yourself but please note that the
> core of my question really is about ipython, not about using __main__ as
> a mailbox!

Use module specifically for that purpose, not __main__. IPython needs to fiddle 
with __main__ in various ways (since it is a Python program running other Python 
programs in the same process), and that is interfering with your attempted use here.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco



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