[IPython-user] ^a and ^e broken on Leopard?

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Mon Jan 21 02:07:46 CST 2008


On Jan 20, 2008 6:28 PM, Markus Weimer <markus.weimer@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
> >
> > > it seems to me that cursor movements with ^a, ^e etc. are broken on
> > > Leopard. It seems to work, yet the display is not updated
> > > appropriately. This problem is consistent in Terminal.app, iTerm and
> > > xterm so I guess it's not a terminal emulator bug.
> >
> > I can't duplicate this behavior in Terminal.app or xterm (don't have
> > iTerm lying around anymore).
>
> Strange. I did a fresh install of the OS and currently fail to see what
> could be wrong...
>
> > I tested it on the Leopard Python w/ the recent readline fix installed
> > (although I think I remember it being fine previously as well).
>
> What do you mean with "recent readline fix installed"? I thought it was a
> mere
>
> import readline
> readline.parse_and_bind ("bind ^I rl_complete")

See here for details on recent information about this problem:

http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/InstallationOSXLeopard

Cheers

f


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