Ah.  Simply unhooking the UI console streams from the InteractiveConsole (setting them back to System.out and System.err) clears up my exceptions, but I am not sure I am actually killing the interpreter.  What is the default exit function for PySystemState (called by cleanup())?  Here is what I am currently doing when I dispose my console (this is in a UI where the user can open/close as many Jython consoles as they wish):

        interp = null;

(interp is an instance of InteractiveConsole)


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08/22/2007 10:00 AM

[Jython-users] How To Programmatically Shut Down InteractiveConsole

Hi All,

This seems like a silly question, but what is the recommended way of programmatically shutting down an embedded InteractiveConsole if you cannot send it a CTRL+Z from the keyboard?  I want to be able to open and close interpreters programmatically and I keep getting exceptions if I close the streams.  But I can't seem to find a way to send a shutdown signal the the interpreter.  Is there a way to do this that I am missing, or do I need to subclass InteractiveInterpreter and make my own console that looks for a certain event?



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