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[wishlist] Automatically find existing kernel #691

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takluyver opened this Issue · 1 comment

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Thomas Kluyver Min RK
Thomas Kluyver
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As mentioned in #688, I'd like to be able to connect a frontend to an existing console without manually specifying the necessary ports at the command line. Ideally, ipython qtconsole --existing would find and connect to the most recently started active kernel. If more than one kernel is running on the machine, there should also be a simple option to select one, perhaps by PID (ipython qtconsole --existing=6341).

I think that this should be possible if we store the port numbers in connection files similar to those used by IPython.parallel.

Min RK
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Yes, there are many benefits to using the model in IPython.parallel, including this, and I think it has always been the plan to do so. It's just that nobody has gotten around to implementing it. It should be super easy, though.

Min RK minrk closed this issue from a commit
Min RK minrk Merge PR #847 (connection files)
* JSON connection files are now used to connect files
* HMAC message signing is now on by default in all IPython apps
* Adds IPython.lib.kernel, which contains utility functions for connecting
  clients. These were mostly copied out of qtconsoleapp in order to be
  more general.
* Adds %connection_info and %qtconsole magics to zmqshell

closes gh-688
closes gh-806
closes gh-691
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Min RK minrk closed this in f93a8ca
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Min RK minrk Merge PR #847 (connection files)
* JSON connection files are now used to connect files
* HMAC message signing is now on by default in all IPython apps
* Adds IPython.lib.kernel, which contains utility functions for connecting
  clients. These were mostly copied out of qtconsoleapp in order to be
  more general.
* Adds %connection_info and %qtconsole magics to zmqshell

closes gh-688
closes gh-806
closes gh-691
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