[IPython-user] IPython 0.7.0 is out.

Sean Moore smm at ibl.bm
Wed Jan 11 07:58:38 CST 2006

> OK, after reading:
> http://www.pygtk.org/pygtk2reference/gobject-functions.html#function-gobject--idle-add
> http://www.async.com.br/faq/pygtk/index.py?req=show&file=faq21.003.htp
> http://www.async.com.br/faq/pygtk/index.py?req=show&file=faq03.007.htp
> I _may_ have understood something.  Please do me _both_ a favor and try 
>replacing Shell.py on your current copy with
> http://ipython.scipy.org/tmp/Shell.py

This appears to work fine for me, no keyboard lag and the cpu usage is well 
(my win2k box).  And no more warnings from matplotlib (once I updated my 
.matplotlibrc file)

> and let me know how it goes.  I went back to the idle_add solution, but with 
>a tiny delay before return.  Even using a sleep(0.01) does NOT give me 
>100%CPU blocking on my linux box, and in fact it doesn't seem to raise the 
>CPU usage at all.  I'd like to know if this solution (which does seem like 
>the 'right' thing to do, from my understanding of the GTK docs) works across 
>OSes and versions.
> If that's the case, it would confirm my suspicion that the solution was not 
>to try and shoehorn OS-dependent code into this, but rather actually 
>undersanding the GTK API correctly.


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