[IPython-dev] __file__ bug

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 02:13:06 EDT 2007

On 6/30/06, Ville Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/27/06, sebastian rooks <sebastian.rooks at free.fr> wrote:
> > but in the same file, the line:
> >   1484          sys.modules[prog_ns['__name__']] = FakeModule(prog_ns)
> >
> > modify the __file__ value through a change introduce by changeset 1322 line 39
> > in FakeModule.py:
> >   38            # modules should have a __file__ attribute
> >   39            adict['__file__'] = __file__
> It was made by Fernando to fix misbehaving help() in python 2.3
> (IIRC), so I don't think I should just revert the patch. If this is
> really required for py 2.3 (Fernando's input appreciated, if he still
> remembers the rationale for setting the module of FakeModule.py as the
> __file__ for the %run-ed file), I guess we could put a test for python
> version and provide the correct __file__ for py 2.4 (and leave this
> feature pseudo-broken for py 2.3, i.e. the way it is now).

I made a small change that should fix the reported problem without any
undue side effects.  Committed to SVN as r2169.

Thanks for the original report, and sorry this was so incredibly delayed!



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