[IPython-user] OS X Leopard readline problem with ipython despite recent fixes.

Charlie Moad cwmoad@gmail....
Sun Oct 5 11:05:45 CDT 2008


I had a similar "b" key issue a while back.  I removed my ~/.ipython folder
and it seemed to solve the problem.  Might work for you as well.

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 10:49 PM, Gary Church <gary.church1@comcast.net>wrote:

> Hello good folks,
>
> I've decided to learn python and found that ipython is the environment
> to work in. I've got everything working fine (tab completion, etc.)
> but for some reason the "u" key doesn't function from within ipython;
> the "U" key does, oddly enough.
>
> If I start ipython with "ipython -noreadline", then the "u" key does
> work but, of course, no tab completion.
>
> It's kind of hard to function without the "u" key so if someone has a
> suggestion...
>
> This is what I have in my /Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/  directory:
>
> Macintosh-4:~ gary$ ls -al /Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/
> total 824
> drwxrwxr-x  10 root  admin     340 Oct  4 19:29 .
> drwxrwxr-x   3 root  admin     102 Oct  8  2007 ..
> -rw-rw-r--   1 root  admin     119 Oct  5  2007 README
> -rw-r--r--   1 gary  admin     335 Oct  4 19:29 easy-install.pth
> drwxr-xr-x   5 gary  admin     170 Oct  4 15:52 ipython-0.9.1-py2.5.egg
> drwxr-xr-x   5 gary  admin     170 Oct  4 15:54 nose-0.10.4-py2.5.egg
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  admin   78583 Oct  4 15:55 pexpect-2.4-py2.5.egg
> drwxr-xr-x   6 gary  admin     204 Oct  4 15:51 readline-2.5.1-py2.5-
> macosx-10.5-i386.egg
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  326064 Oct  4 19:29
> setuptools-0.6c8_svn15fix.egg
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  admin      32 Oct  4 19:29 setuptools.pth
> Macintosh-4:~ gary$
>
> Thanks much,
>
> Gary Church
> gary.church1@comcast.net
>
>
>
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