[IPython-dev] ! with bash

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 12:32:11 EDT 2013

On 26 September 2013 02:02, Alistair Miles <alimanfoo at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hi, apologies if this has been answered elsewhere but couldn't find an
> answer in the docs, is there any way to configure IPython such that
> commands prefixed by "!" are run by /bin/bash instead of default system
> shell (usually /bin/sh)? Thanks, Alistair.

Is your $SHELL environment variable set? If so, PR #4260 should make this
work automatically:

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