[IPython-dev] [Fwd: IPython 0.7 - possible bug with "%edit -p"]
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Mon Jan 16 12:52:52 CST 2006
Ville Vainio wrote:
> On 1/16/06, Fernando Perez <Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu> wrote:
>>Bug report from a user - I'm forwarding it just so it's recorded here and we
>>don't miss it. I told him not to bother with filing on the tracker, as this
>>should get taken are of soon by me or Ville, before the 0.7.1 bugfix release.
> I guess we'll need to revert to the old %edit functionality, this is
> the same problem as with Alexander Belchenko. I'll take it.
Yes, it's the same problem. Thanks for looking into it. Reverting to the old:
contents = file(filename).read()
should be enough, though that code should read instead:
This uses file_read from genutils, which guarantees closing the file object
(which Python doesn't automatically enforce on file objects which go out of
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