[IPython-dev] Weird history bug on OSX?

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Tue Sep 21 18:57:40 CDT 2010


On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 4:55 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I'm inclined to think it's an issue specific to libedit or something
> in macports, but we may be feeding it bogus data.  I've never seen the
> problem on linux.

Duh, I should have said (since he does indicate that a readline
install fixes things): should we explicitly *require* readline on OSX?
 I know we have code that checks for libedit, but I don't know if
libedit is actually usable at all.  So should our default stance be to
require libedit being present on OSX unconditionally?

Cheers,

f


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