[IPython-user] Readline for Windows
mike at pcblokes.com
Wed May 5 10:46:42 CDT 2004
Fernando Perez wrote:
> Voidspace wrote:
>> There is a readline module for windows :
>> If this is installed - Ipython crashes horribly................
>> It obvioucly has different attributes to the Linux
> Crashes horribly... Could you please be more specific? Without a
> traceback, it will be very hard to know what's going on here. Feel
> free to post the full traceback, or if you get an ipython crash report
> post that.
I posted the crash report a couple of weeks ago.... and there was no
I worked out for myself that it was readline causing the problem - but
without readline features Ipython isn't *that much* better than an
ordinary console window for me :-(
I'll see if I can still find it...............
> Note that if they decided to implement the completion protocol in a
> manner very different to GNU readline, it will be pretty much
> impossible for me to make it work. But I know that ipython works ok
> with Gary Bishop's python tools, which include readline and color
> support, so perhaps that might help you.
I've googled - but can't find any reference to 'Gary Bishop's python
tools'... are they for cygwin python or 'real python' ? :-)
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