[IPython-dev] Brand new refactored version for linux users!

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitb.ac.in
Fri Jan 11 08:09:25 EST 2008

Laurent Dufréchou wrote:
> Ouch I see want you want to do :)
> Well it is not designed for this use case.

I guessed as much. :)

> In fact there is a problem because wx is an event driven GUI so if you do
> what you wrote you ask Ipython (that is in a thread of my wxApp instance
> that to create a frame). But then the Gui loop is no more run, because I
> call Ipython thread only when new command is called.
> I have to do some test because it's a funny thing If we should be able to
> design a gui on th fly, but I'm pretty sure It will not be able...)
> Where you used to do this with classical Ipython??

ipython -wthread handles this fine but thats a special flag.

> How about performance of wx.+'tab' I this ok for your sempron???

This is on a different machine (PIV, 3Ghz) but yeah performance is great!


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