[IPython-dev] Using virtualenvs as kernels for Jupyter
Filipe Pires Alvarenga Fernandes
ocefpaf at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 14:40:39 EDT 2014
On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:34 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com>
> We looked into it and as far as we can tell, all the pieces we're
> providing for the kernel spec should make it possible to have your kernel
> entry point do the switching.
OK, I will keep trying to have something more robust. Right now I am doing
a very hackish workaround.
> But we will NOT bake into the kernel spec direct knowledge of venv, conda
> envs, or any other 'enviornment manager'. We want to make it *possible* do
> declare kernels that are connected to environments, but as of yet, there
> are just too many ways of 'managing environments' across languages and
> toolchains for us to enshrine any particular approach into the spec itself.
I understand (and I agree) with that.
> As I say above, we looked into it, but we didn't actually implement
> anything yet. So we'd encourage you to try things out, and report both with
> what works (I'm sure others are interested) and what doesn't (so we can
> help out or fix things if needed)
As soon as I have something better I will post it here.
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:55 AM, Filipe Pires Alvarenga Fernandes <
> ocefpaf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Have anyone tried to use venvs as kernels? Making the installed vens
>> show up in the drop-down menu in the new Jupyter Notebook?
>> I was toying with the idea but got nowhere near something useful.
>> I think it would be a nice way to switch between virtual environments.
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