[IPython-user] Re: Tab complete problem under Cygwin
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Jun 25 10:32:06 CDT 2004
Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> I don't think so because "the last 2-3 charecters of the input line
> get duplicated". I've reported that in March:
> Your final judgement was:
> | Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> | >> Again, my lack of access to a Windows box is going to make this
> | >> quite tricky to track down. Do you know if cygwin uses the default
> | >> Gnu readline library for completions, or are you using Chris
> | >> Drexler's PyReadlineWin32?
> | >
> | > Standard GNU readline coming with bash. I could post my .inputrc but
> | > it's the same as on my Gentoo box where IPython works flawlessly.
> | Mmh, then I'm stumped; sorry but I have no clue whatsoever. And
> | without a cygwin box to use, I won't be able to offer any better
> | diagnostics later either.
> | Sorry to be of so little help. But if ever you or another user figures
> | out the cause and it's something I can fix on the ipython side, please
> | let me know.
Bummer! Thanks for reminding me, I'd forgotten. But it means I'm just
clueless on this one.
So here goes the questio again: is there _any_ way that anyone knows for
ipython to work smoothly under cygwin? Any combination of terminal emulator,
.inputrc file, cygwin tricks, etc?
If anyone has a magic incantation, I'll include the information in the manual
for future reference.
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