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Strange Output after IPython Install #836

meawoppl opened this Issue October 03, 2011 · 2 comments

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Matty G Fernando Perez Thomas Kluyver
Matty G

I pulled down the most recent iPython git. Freshly installed setuptools, and the installer produced the following output after installing the read-line module:

SyntaxError: ('invalid syntax', ('c:\python27\lib\site-packages\\share\doc\ipython\examples\newparallel\', 19, 1, '%load_ext parallelmagic\n'))

SyntaxError: ('invalid syntax', ('c:\python27\lib\site-packages\\share\doc\ipython\examples\newparallel\rmt\', 77, 1, '%timeit -r1 -n1 serial_diffs(serial_nmats, serial_matsize)\n'))

Not at all sure what is going on, and I am very new to windows. Are the python magic functions not being caught here somehow? When invoking ipython at the command line, it seems to hang, and aborting with ^C crashes Cygwin!

Running 'python install' fixes the problem. Is this some sort of strange packaging edge case?

Thomas Kluyver

I'm guessing those files should have an .ipy extension, rather than .py. I don't know why the installer is trying to compile them, though.

Fernando Perez

Yup, we should fix it by changing those file extensions. Done now, pushed.

Fernando Perez fperez closed this in 651e49e October 05, 2011
Fernando Perez fperez referenced this issue from a commit January 10, 2012
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