IDLE confusion

Christophe chris.cavalaria at
Wed May 17 15:40:17 CEST 2006

Terry Reedy a écrit :
> "Christophe" <chris.cavalaria at> wrote in message 
> news:446991de$0$7690$626a54ce at
>>Try in the IDLE menu [Shell] "Restart Shell" (Ctrl+F6) each time you
>>have changed something in your files - this "resets" anything previously
>>imported, which stays the same way otherwise.
> And I though that "bug" was fixed already :)
> On my system, the current 2.4.3 version of Python+IDLE *does* auto restart 
> with each run (F5).  So either the OP is using a much older version (did 
> not specify) or the respondant mis-diagnosed the problem.

I was looking at some idlefork info not long ago and I found something 
which might get those different behaviours with a recent version of idle 
: if idle cannot open it's RPC socket, it'll execute all python code in 
it's own interpreter. There's an option for that in fact.

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