[IPython-dev] Fwd: Multi-line history problems in ipython (mac osx)

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jan 16 16:51:11 CST 2008


Boyd Waters wrote:

> I see a mention of dtrace support in Apple's Python. Hmm. I don't know  
> that the binary needs to do anything special to provide dtrace -- I  
> don't think you need to compile in any "hooks", that's the whole point  
> of dtrace. In any event I'll take a look at Apple's source, if any,  
> and see if we can't get a Leopard Python/readline set up.

You do need to patch Python to get dtrace support for Python-specific events.

http://www.opensource.apple.com/darwinsource/10.5/python-30/fix/ceval.c.ed

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Robert Kern

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  an underlying truth."
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