[IPython-user] Having the functionality of -pylab is user-defined config file

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Wed Feb 14 00:36:28 CST 2007

Fernando Perez wrote:
> No, that functionality isn't really separated out into clean modular
> pieces, I'm afraid.  Partly because I was lazy, partly because it
> requires run-time analysis of your matplotlibrc settings to detect
> your GUI backend /before/ ipython is started up, so we can decide
> which threading system to initialize.
> So a pure profile-based solution isn't going to be very concise, 
> unfortunately.
> Cheers,
> f
I actually noticed by accident that doing a ipython -pylab -p sigproc 
works as expected (I guess this is possible because -pylab is indeed not 
a profile). Is this "safe", really equivalent to what I have in mind, or 
it there a catch ?


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