[IPython-dev] libreadline.so.5 missing in Canopy's IPython?
Fri Feb 21 12:07:36 CST 2014
On 2/21/14 11:05 PM, Name Name wrote:
> I'm (partially) using IPython also out of Enthought's Canopy environment. Hopefully someone on this list is familiar with that.
> I just upgraded to version 126.96.36.1995 only to find that I could not invoke the simple 'non-notebook' IPython shell anymore without error because of a missing libreadline.so.5.
> I then realized, that indeed appdata/canopy-188.8.131.525.rh5-x86_64/lib/ is lacking libreadline.so.5 completely(?)
> Also I realized that strangely/luckily appdata/canopy-184.108.40.2061.rh5-x86_64/lib/ of the earlier version was not deleted during update(?)
> Moreover the 'old' appdata/canopy-220.127.116.111.rh5-x86_64/lib/ does contain libreadline.so.5
> After putting links to the 'old' libreadline.so.5 into the new appdata/canopy-18.104.22.1685.rh5-x86_64/lib/ the 'non-notebook' IPython shell starts again without error.
> Most likely all of this is not supposed to be. Does anyone have/had similar experiences? What am I missing here?
Readline should have been installed in your user environment
automatically after your upgrade so I am surprised it did not work for
you. Do you have readline installed in your User environment? How are
you launching IPython? You shouldn't have to touch your
appdata/canopy-22.214.171.1245.rh5-x86_64/lib/ and you can probably remove
the older appdata/canopy-126.96.36.1991.rh5-x86_64/lib/ as well. If you
don't see readline in your environment, install it using enpkg readline.
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