[IPython-user] scrollback editing bug under OSX 10.5

Noah Gift noah.gift@gmail....
Sat Jan 5 12:04:58 CST 2008


>
> I spoke with Brian Granger about this (he's a full-time Leopard user),
> and he seemed convinced that the real problem was in Leopard's
> readline-like library.  I'm sure he'll pitch in to provide further
> insight on this, but I think his approach was simply to install python
> from python.org separately and use that for his own work, which did
> away with the problem altogether.
>
> It's a solution I really don't like a whole lot, but it seems in this
> case the problem is outside our control.  I'd love to be proven wrong
> though, if someone knows how to mess with Apple's library (even a
> ctypes-based hack might be OK, since ctypes is now included in 2.5).

I think a lot of people would love a simple how-to.  I know you have a  
massive user base waiting with PyObjc developers waiting get into  
IPython, so the sooner the better :)

>
>
> Cheers,
>
> f



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