irunner(1) interactive runner interface


irunner [options] file_to_run


irunner is an interface to the various interactive runners available in IPython's irunner module.

The already implemented runners are listed below; adding one for a new program is a trivial task, see the source for examples.


-h, --help
show this help message and exit
IPython interactive runner (default).
Python interactive runner.
SAGE interactive runner.

EXAMPLE --python -- --help will pass --help to the python runner. Similarly, --ipython -- --interact script.ipy


irunner is an extension of Ken Schutte <>'s script contributed on the ipython-user list:

This manual page was written by Bernd Zeimetz <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others). Modified by Fernando Perez <[email protected]> for inclusion in IPython.