[IPython-dev] Ticket #228

Jörgen Stenarson jorgen.stenarson@bostream...
Thu Feb 21 11:53:26 CST 2008


Ville M. Vainio skrev:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 9:57 PM, Jörgen Stenarson
> <jorgen.stenarson@bostream.nu> wrote:
> 
>>  Looking at the crash_report it looks like pyreadline_codepage is None.
>>  This may be the clue we need to decide that ipython was started through
>>  ssh. However it may be too late since pyreadline has already been
>>  imported and installed by the time we get this crash. Since by default
>>  pyreadline_codepage comes from sys.stdout.encoding we would just have to
>>  check that sys.stdout.encoding is not None before importing pyreadline.
> 
> Why not just set encoding to ascii if it appears to be None? Either
> way, we must prevent this crash.
> 
There is a fix in trunk following this approach. However I'm not sure it 
fixes the whole problem. Since I don't have access to a windows ssh 
server with python and pyreadline installed I'm unable to test if it 
works. Any report on if it works/fails is appreciated.

/Jörgen




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