[IPython-dev] Traceback trap in Interpreter

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 15:58:24 EDT 2008

Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> Hi,
> I must be very dumb. I don't get how I am supposed to use the traceback
> trap in interpreter? Right now when I send to the interpreter something
> that generates a traceback, I get an exception, and the interpreter does
> not finish its execution procedure. As a result I don't get the traceback
> trapped in the return message. Maybe I am doing something stupid. My test
> code for this is:
> from IPython.kernel.core.interpreter import Interpreter
> i = Interpreter()
> i.execute('print i')

i.execute('print i', raiseException=False)

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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