[IPython-dev] replacement for deep_reload.py
fperez at colorado.edu
Mon Oct 6 13:35:29 EDT 2003
Ralf Schmitt wrote:
>>Great! Many thanks for this. Please give it a bit more pounding, and
>>I'd encourage other users of dreload to also try it out. The code is
>>definitely far simpler than the original dreload, but since I don't
>>understand that code too well, I'd like to tiptoe a bit on this
>>issue. If it survives a bit of pounding and discussion, I'll
>>definitely be glad to put it in.
> One of the things where it differ's from the old deep_reload is that
> when importing a submodule, say ipbug.vm, it will not reload
> ipbug/__init__.py. I've attached another version, which tries to do just
> that and I'm using that version currently without problems.
> However I think there must be an even less complicated version.
> Clearing sys.modules and 'reimporting' the module like in the following
> code seems to work ok.
> import sys, bbutils.textproc.spellcheck
> sys.modules['sys'] = sys
> import bbutils.textproc.spellcheck
> Currently I don't have the time to investigate this further, but in a
> week or two, I'll have another look at this.
Great. And don't worry: I have a trip this week which will shut me off from
ipython for at least the rest of the week. So take your time, and 0.5.1 will
have quite a few nice goodies in it :)
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