[IPython-User] modify a running script
Fri Sep 23 14:48:13 CDT 2011
I am already running IPython (0.11) - the method you described only works
for "regular" python, right?
On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 2:46 PM, MinRK <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 10:38, Piotr Zolnierczuk <
> firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I came across this an interesting new use case.
>> A user wants to run a (long running experiment control) script and pause
>> it at some point, modify something (e.g. a variable) and continue the
>> My answer was to use pdb from within ipython. Is there (out there)
>> anything else that could be used for this?
> An alternative to pdb (but similar, in that it involves setting breakpoints
> beforehand), is to stick IPython.embed() calls, to drop into an IPython
> shell with the local namespace. You can use Paul's idea of a sigint handler
> to activate a switch, if you only want to drop into IPython sometimes.
>> Piotr Adam Zolnierczuk
>> e-mail: email@example.com
>> www: http://www.zolnierczuk.net
>> written on recycled electrons
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