[IPython-user] Cygwin - stdout encoding problem
Thu Jan 29 01:18:28 CST 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jörgen Stenarson [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: woensdag 28 januari 2009 21:36
> Subject: Re: [IPython-user] Cygwin - stdout encoding problem
> > The problem: in "unicode_helper.py", ipython tries to guess the
> > shell's encoding with the line:
> > pyreadline_codepage=sys.stdout.encoding
> > Now, in a Cygwin Bash shell, sys.stdout.encoding is apparently not
> > set, returning a "None" value here. This causes an error
> > further down in the line:
> I have tried to replicate your problem but I get an
> ImportError (windll library loader is not available in
> ctypes) when I try to use pyreadline under cygwin python 2.5.2.
I'm sorry, I should have been clearer. I'm using ActiveState Python 2.5.2 in combination with Cygwin's Bash shell.
> However have you tried to set pyreadline_codepage to a value
> that is consistent with your console. If you do this at the
> top of your ipy_user_conf.py file this should set
> pyreadline_codepage to a sensible value before it is used.
I'll give that a shot later today.
> It also looks like you have an older version of pyreadline.
This is the 1.5 version, I'll try trunk later today too.
Thanks for the hints,
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