[IPython-User] [IPython-user] Arrow keys give ^[[A under CentOS

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Tue Jul 27 14:21:30 CDT 2010


Great!

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:22 AM, kcsmith <kcsmith@raytheon.com> wrote:

>
> Brian:
> Yes, Python 2.6.5 modules/Setup file had readline commented out.
> I uncommitted it and rebuilt python.  It now works!
>
> Thanks for you help!
>
> -Keith
>
>
> Brian Granger-3 wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:03 AM, kcsmith <kcsmith@raytheon.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
> >> up
> >> 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.
> >
> > Brian
> >
> >
> >> 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?
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >>
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