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Safer loading of default config inside Python 3 config.

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commit 6c940b74d142b3c629c4c65429aec0016a4d480f 1 parent 326f739
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Showing with 11 additions and 3 deletions.
  1. +11 −3 IPython/config/profile/python3/
14 IPython/config/profile/python3/
@@ -1,3 +1,11 @@
-# This can be used at any point in a config file to load a sub config
-# and merge it into the current one.
-load_subconfig('', profile='default')
+c = get_config()
+# If the master config file uses syntax that's invalid in Python 3, we'll skip
+# it and just use the factory defaults.
+ load_subconfig('', profile='default')
+except Exception:
+ pass
+ # We reset exec_lines in case they're not compatible with Python 3.
+ c.InteractiveShellApp.exec_lines = []
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