[IPython-dev] Do we have an get_ipython_dir

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 20:30:52 EDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 3:15 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> I will create a get_ipython_dir function in genutils.
> I do want this to go into the 0.9 release as it will enable me to fix
> something that we want to get right before we release...
> I would like to create a ~/.ipython/security directory to put the furl
> files and ssl certificates into.  Are people OK with me putting this
> in the 0.9 release?  I consider this a bug that should be fixed ASAP.

Yes, please do so.  The directory must be made read-only for the
owner, and a warning should be emitted if its permissions are more
open than that (like ssh does with ~/.ssh/).

Let's target 1 week from now for the final 0.9 release, is that OK
with everyone  (next Wednesday)?



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