[IPython-user] deep reload now default?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Oct 16 13:42:16 CDT 2008

Rohan Nicholls wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am wondering why ipython is willfully ignoring my settings.
> I have asked explicitly that a reload does not do a deep reload,
> because it crashes ipython
> when working with wx.
> I have this set in ipythonrc, and ipy_user_conf.py in the .ipython directory.
> But for some reason ipython is now ignoring this (it used to obey it),
> which is really slowing
> things down.

deep_reload is definitely off by default. Can you double-check by displaying 
'reload'? For example, this is what it should look like when deep_reload is off:

In [1]: reload
Out[1]: <built-in function reload>

In [2]: dreload
Out[2]: <function reload at 0xf96bb0>

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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