[IPython-user] Cygwin Auto-completion Problems
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Mon Jan 23 13:52:31 CST 2006
Tom Purl wrote:
> When using the latest version of IPython with Cygwin, I noticed the
> following problem. Let's assume that I type the following into IPython:
> In : import sys
> In : sys.pa<tab>
> sys.path sys.path_hooks sys.path_importer_cache
> In : sys.pathth<return>
> Line 4 above does not contain a typo. After typing 'sys.pa' followed by
> the tab key, that's what I get. After hitting the tab key, it displays
> the auto-complete options and then automatically fills in the line with
> 'sys.pathth' instead of 'sys.path'.
> Has anyone else ever seen anything like this on Cygwin?
Mmh, sorry but I don't use win32 myself. I just wanted to confirm that this
doesn't happen under linux, so it's some kind of windows-specific issue. One
of our win32 experts will probably be able to help here.
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