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Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:30:27 +0200
From: Jakub Wilk <>
To: <>
Subject: Re: ipython3 may execute code from the current
 working directory

* Jakub Wilk <>, 2021-07-22, 13:35:
>* Georgi Guninski <>, 2021-07-22, 11:52:
>>Summary: under certain circumstances, ipython3 may execute code from 
>>the current working directory.
>Looks like this might be intentional? Or at least there's an option to 
>turn off this behavior:

BTW, I used to locate 
the code that tampers with sys.path.

>However, in some Debian packages (at least 5.8.0-1 from Debian 
>buster), even --ignore-cwd doesn't help, because /usr/bin/python3 
>looks like this:

Oops, I meant /usr/bin/ipython3 of course.

Jakub Wilk

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