[ANN] IPython 0.11 is officially out

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 17:38:26 CEST 2011

On 8/1/11 8:54 AM, Thorsten Kampe wrote:

> The documentation[1] says "If you are upgrading to version 0.11 of
> IPython, you will need to migrate your old ipythonrc or ipy_user_conf.py
> configuration files to the new system. Read on for information on how to
> do this." Unfortunately there is no more mentioning of "migration", so
> the developers' approach seems to be: "read all about the new
> configuration system and see if you can somehow duplicate your old
> ipythonrc settings. Good luck!".

Or you can ask nicely on ipython-user, and we can help you migrate your old 


You can basically start with the ipython_config.py that is generated the first 
time and edit it. It is fully commented and demonstrates every configurable 
option with the defaults commented out. You just uncomment the appropriate lines 
and put in your values.

You are right that the HOWTO migrate documentation is missing. It's an oversight 
that you can help remedy.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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