[IPython-user] pysh "&"

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 13:09:57 CDT 2006

On 10/12/06, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's worth noting that while it doesn't have /real/ job control, since
> pysh does little more than forwarding the call to an underlying sh
> process, this works fine (at least in *nix):
> planck[~]> ipython -p sh
> Py 2.3.4 (#1, Feb  2 2005, 12:11:53)  IPy 0.7.3.svn
> [~]|1> rehash
> [~]|2> acroread joule_madness_q4.pdf &
> [~]|3> print 'my shell is working...'
> my shell is working...

Yes, in *nix.

Win32 users do need the jobctrl extension (or use the wieldy
"start.exe" approach).

I added a cookbook enty for those who want to experiment:


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