[IPython-dev] Re: Changes to Notebook Format
hans_meine at gmx.net
Thu Aug 4 08:35:51 EDT 2005
On Thursday 04 August 2005 09:07, Robert Kern wrote:
> >> BTW: Did you find a way to catch stderr output from binary extension
> >> modules?
> > Yes! I didn't have any luck with doing the file descriptor magic in pure
> > Python, but a little bit of Pyrex (attached) works wonders.
> And some trivial modifications renders it working in pure Python. Joy!
Cool. That's indeed what I had in mind.
However, isn't there a problem with os.pipe() buffering? I thought you'd
probably have to read() at one point to prevent blocking of further write()s.
I our shell, we have separate processes for the frontend and the backend,
mainly to make Ctrl-C work. (Otherwise, the [Ctrl-C] X events are not
handled before the current code stops.) Thus, it'd be easy to do the reading
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