[SciPy-User] How to make sure that a module gets re-loaded

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Sun Oct 25 05:51:15 CDT 2009


la, 2009-10-24 kello 23:58 +0200, Gaetan Cesar Koers kirjoitti:
> How to make sure that a module gets re-loaded when I've edited it's 
> source code?
> 
> I thought that either 'import' or 'reload' could do this, but I have the 
> idea that only a cold shell restart helps.
> 
> The time I've lost by chasing a bug that afterwards proves to be a 
> remnant of a previous module version!

If it's a pure-python module, for which reload() works, you can automate
reloading by using IPython and doing

	import ipy_autoreload
	%autoreload 2

See also

	%autoreload?
	%aimport?

-- 
Pauli Virtanen





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