[IPython-dev] Qt console unusable, any ideas?

Aaron Meurer asmeurer at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 20:11:37 EDT 2011

If it used to work, but doesn't now, as you suggest, you might try
using git bisect to find the offending commit. Or you may find that it
in fact was never working in your particular configuration.

Aaron Meurer

On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> can anyone confirm what I'm seeing on my system?  Lately I'd been
> using the notebook for everything and hadn't used the qt console
> interactively in a while.  Just now I opened it to run some throw-away
> codes for work, and it's basically impossible to use.  There's a 2-3
> second delay on any action going to the kernel such as tab completion
> or calltips, long enough that on tab completion the dead kernel dialog
> pops up.
> Basically it can't really be used right now.  I'm on an ubuntu 11.10
> box, using pyqt (no pyside installed).
> I'll dig into bisecting things later if need be, but right now I have
> some urgent work to take care of and can't, so if anyone knows/is
> willing to dig up what went wrong, it would be great.  In its current
> state, the console is basically busted, so we do need to fix this...
> Cheers,
> f
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