[IPython-User] [IPython-user] Arrow keys give ^[[A under CentOS
Tue Jul 27 13:05:04 CDT 2010
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:03 AM, kcsmith <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm running Linux Rocks cluster which uses CentOS.
> I did a stock install of ipython 0.10 into the /share/apps directory
> the history keys, tab complete do not work as I get ^[[A when I press the
> arrow key
This usually means that the Python was built without readline support.
IPython uses readline to get these features, so if it is missing, you get
the behavior that you observed.
> Here's what I get when I run $ ldd /share/apps/bin/python2.6
> libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x0000003622000000)
> libdl.so.2 => /lib64/libdl.so.2 (0x0000003621c00000)
> libutil.so.1 => /lib64/libutil.so.1 (0x000000362b400000)
> libm.so.6 => /lib64/libm.so.6 (0x0000003621800000)
> libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x0000003621400000)
> /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x0000003620e00000)
> Any ideas as how to fix this problem?
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Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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