[IPython-user] cd doesn't work on Windows
Sun Nov 16 00:14:10 CST 2008
2008/11/15 Jörgen Stenarson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Have you done any changes to the configuration files for ipython?
No. The only non-standard thing with my installation is that python
was installed by the Panda3D installation. I haven't changed ipython
in any way.
> at the ipython prompt can you try
>>>> import glob
> The result of this should contain the contents of the directory you are in
> and not c:\. If this is the case then the alias for ls is somehow broken on
> your machine or cd is not working properly.
glob.glob("*") givs me the content of the current directory.
> If you do %alias at the ipython prompt what do you see? I get:
> [('cls', 'cls'),
> ('copy', 'copy'),
> ('echo', 'echo'),
> ('mkdir', 'mkdir'),
> ('ren', 'ren'),
> ('rmdir', 'rmdir'),
> ('ddir', 'dir /ad /on'),
> ('ldir', 'dir /ad /on'),
> ('ls', 'dir /on')]
I get the same result as you.
> you could also try !dir, placing ! at the start of the line executes the
> rest of the line as a shell command, which should give you the contents of
> your current directory and not c:\.
I get the contents of C:\.
'pwd' shows me the path to the current directory.
'!cd' shows 'C:\'.
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