[IPython-user] problem with history completion

Robin robince@gmail....
Tue Jul 28 01:26:00 CDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 5:46 PM, Brian Granger<ellisonbg.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> IPython-devs, any thoughts on this one?

Actually I found out it is somehow a state my shell session gets into.
Starting in a new shell fixed the problem, but from time to time, even
without profiles, readline seems to get broken like this and I have to
start a new shell.



> Brian
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Robin <robince@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm not sure what it's called, but I really like the feature where you
>> type the first few letters of a command, and then up arrow to cycle
>> through the history only selects commands from the history that start
>> with those few letters.
>> Since I am working on a few projects at the moment I wanted to have
>> seperate command histories - so I copied my normal ipythonrc-scipy
>> file to ipythonrc-fd and start my new session with "ipython -pylab -p
>> fd"
>> However, I can't seem to get the history completion to work properly
>> in this profile, although I can see no difference between the files:
>> robin-mbp-3:.ipython robince$ ls
>> IPython_crash_report.txt ipy_profile_sh.pyc       ipythonrc-physics
>> db                       ipy_user_conf.py         ipythonrc-pysh
>> history                  ipy_user_conf.pyc        ipythonrc-scipy
>> history-fd               ipythonrc                ipythonrc-tutorial
>> history-scipy            ipythonrc-fd             security
>> history-sh               ipythonrc-math
>> ipy_profile_sh.py        ipythonrc-numeric
>> robin-mbp-3:.ipython robince$ diff ipythonrc-scipy ipythonrc-fd
>> robin-mbp-3:.ipython robince$
>> Does anyone have any idea why this isn't working?
>> Cheers
>> Robin
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