[IPython-dev] winreadline

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Jan 20 19:16:37 CST 2006


Fernando Perez wrote:
> Ville Vainio wrote:
> 
>>Regarding winreadline -
>>
>>To be honest, I don't think making it a subpackage for ipython is the
>>best way to go through this. Your modifications to readline are of
>>general value, not limited just to ipython. It should be a stand-alone
>>package that just gets imported by ipython if available.
>>
>>We should make the package easy_install:able for the whole world, but
>>also ship it in the same tarball as ipython. It should probably also
>>be maintained in the IPython SVN repo.
>>
>>I don't expect the net work to be significantly larger, but the net
>>gain can potentially be. Thoughts?
> 
> 
> I don't really care much, but if you put it at the top-level, make sure that 
> the setup.py file is correctly constructed so that readline is only added to 
> the package list under win32.

One more thing: let's hold this til I put out .7.1, so it doesn't get in the 
way.  I can't afford last-minute surprises right now.

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