[IPython-user] problems with windows install

Ryan Krauss ryanlists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 09:02:07 CDT 2006


Is there any way to break this down and test IPython and pyreadline
separately (as well as any other pieces)?

On 10/26/06, Ryan Krauss <ryanlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think it should matter, but I will also mention that this is a
> 64-bit AMD Athon X2 chip.  It is running 32-bit windows.  I don't know
> if there are any binary compatibility problems with any IPython
> related packages.
>
> Ryan
>
> On 10/26/06, Ryan Krauss <ryanlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for your thoughts.  It does not happen at a normal cmd.exe
> > prompt, nor if I type python at that prompt.  Putting %colors NoColor
> > in ipythonrc doesn't help (but there don't seem to be any colors
> > anyways right now).  I am using pyreadline 1.3 from the IPython
> > webpage.
> >
> > On 10/26/06, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hey Ryan,
> > >
> > > On 10/26/06, Ryan Krauss <ryanlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I think I have uninstalled anything that might have interfered, and
> > > > this still is happening (the very strange prompt).  I actually can
> > > > still use ipython as long as I don't need to read the prompt.
> > >
> > > given my near-infinite ignorance of all things windows, this probably
> > > won't be of much help.  But while we wait for help from others more
> > > knowledgeable than myself on this topic, a few simple things:
> > >
> > > - are you using current pyreadline?  As far as I understand,
> > > pyreadline handles all of these issues in a normal windows prompt.
> > >
> > > - Is this happening in a cmd.exe prompt, or are you using some other
> > > custom terminal for windows?
> > >
> > > - push come to shove, you can disable coloring either with
> > >
> > > %colors NoColor
> > >
> > > or by putting the same in your ipythonrc file (to make it permanent).
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > f
> > >
> >
>


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