[IPython-dev] import completer bug "import IPython.<TAB>

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 16:56:55 EDT 2007

On 9/18/07, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/18/07, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 9/18/07, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Try writing
> > >
> > > import IPython.<TAB>
> > >
> > > and you get an endless stream of errors:
> >
> > FWIW, I don't see the problem on my end.  But my config may be
> > different WRT custom completers...
> Did you enter the period? Are you running IPython from a source
> distribution (e.g. untarred tarball directory), or an "installed"
> IPython? I see the problem in the source distribution.

In [1]: import IPython.<TAB HERE>
IPython.ColorANSI           IPython.Shell               IPython.numutils
IPython.ConfigLoader        IPython.background_jobs     IPython.os
IPython.CrashHandler        IPython.completer           IPython.platutils
IPython.DPyGetOpt           IPython.deep_reload         IPython.platutils_dummy
IPython.Debugger            IPython.demo                IPython.platutils_posix


I always run 'live' from the raw SVN directory where I work, and I
have the main IPython directory symlinked from a directory that's in



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