[IPython-user] ipython won't take >b< from the keyboard
Sat Jan 31 12:27:34 CST 2009
When I start up IPython, I do not see "Leopard libedit detected"
I'm using the Python.org universal disk image.
>>> import readline
>>> import commands
>>> (s,r) = commands.getstatusoutput('otool -L %s'%readline.__file__)
>>> print r
/usr/lib/libncurses.5.4.dylib (compatibility version 5.4.0, current
/usr/lib/libgcc_s.1.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current
/usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current
> On 2009-01-30 15:03, Glenn wrote:
>> I'm running python 2.5.4 on os-x 10.5.6 (PPC). I just downloaded and
>> installed ipython 0.9.1.
>> I've played with ipython a bit, and most behavior is as expected,
>> except when I type a 'b', the computer makes a sound just like when I
>> try to delete past the beginning of a line, and it doesn't display
>> 'b'. So things like 'from pylab import *' fail.
>> Has anyone seen this before? What can I do to fix it?
> Yes, we've seen this before deep in the bowels of this thread:
> When you start up IPython, do you see this line?
> Leopard libedit detected.
> Which Python distribution are you using? Do you know which readline
> module you
> are using? Can you show us the output of the following (note: *not*
> from inside
>>>> import readline
>>>> import commands
>>>> (s,r) = commands.getstatusoutput('otool -L %s' % readline.__file__)
>>>> print r
> (compatibility version 5.0.0, current version 5.0.0)
> /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0,
> version 88.3.3)
> Robert Kern
> "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a
> harmless enigma
> that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
> though it had
> an underlying truth."
> -- Umberto Eco
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