[IPython-user] IPython.ipapi.launch_new_instance tries to execute all files in sys.argv!

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jul 29 15:24:16 CDT 2009

On 2009-07-29 14:35, Matthew Wilson wrote:
> On Thu 23 Jul 2009 12:53:30 PM EDT, Robert Kern wrote:
>> launch_new_instance() and the functions it calls should take an argv argument
>> that only defaults to sys.argv. Library functions should never inspect sys.argv
>> without a way for the caller to override it.
> I don't see a way to call IPython.ipapi.launch_new_instance and specify
> that argv argument.

Sorry, I meant to say that they "should [be fixed] to take an argv argument...."

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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