[IPython-user] Parallel computing capabilities (ipython1) have been merged into IPython trunk
Fri Jun 13 10:09:18 CDT 2008
> I am interested to try out the new features. Has the documentation
> been updated? Is it on the web somewhere or it is distributed with the
> package download? Googling it is not helpful, since I'm not sure which
> version is the latest.
If you get the main ipython branch using Bazaar:
bzr branch lp:ipython
The documentation is in the docs/source directory. The documentation
is in simple text files as restructured text (a simple markup
language). If you have Sphinx installed, you can build the html docs
$ cd docs
$ make html
Then open the main page in build/html/index.html
Most of the information is there, but some of the docs need to be
updated. Please let us know if you need help though.
> On 6/9/08, Brian Granger <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> As many of you know, for the past few years, we have been developing
>> parallel computing tools for IPython. In the past, these tools were
>> developed as a semi-separate project/branch called ipython1.
>> Recently, we decided to merge all of the stable parts of ipython1 into
>> the regular IPython trunk. This was done for a number of reasons:
>> 1. The parallel computing capabilities are relatively stable and we
>> wanted to get them into the hands of more people.
>> 2. This will allow us to be more focused in our development efforts.
>> Now we just have one code base, one documentation set, etc.
>> 3. This will simplify things dramatically for our users. Now there
>> is just one IPython project/download that gets you everything.
>> 4. It will clarify the previously confusing situation of having two projects.
>> If you are interested in these new capabilities, please try them out
>> and let us know what you think. One caveat though - the ipython1
>> documentation has not yet been merged into IPython. That will happen
>> in the next day or so. Meanwhile, please let us know if you have any
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