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Global IPython app to support test running.
We must start our own ipython object and heavily muck with it so that all the modifications IPython makes to system behavior don’t send the doctest machinery into a fit. This code should be considered a gross hack, but it gets the job done.
Proxy for sys.stdout/err. This will request the stream at call time allowing for nose’s Capture plugin’s redirection of sys.stdout/err.
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