[IPython-user] Re: IPython WinXP readline support
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Wed Jun 30 16:42:50 CDT 2004
Marc Sibson wrote:
> Thanks for the quick response. I was doing clean installs between tests.
> After some further digging I found the problem. ctypes relies on win32con from
> the pywin32 package found at
> http://www.python.org/download/download_windows.html. I didn't notice the
> dependency documented anywhere, nor do I know why it silently failed to import
> it, but as soon as I installed pywin32 auto-complete + colors worked.
OK. Thanks for the information, because this looks a bit subtle. I'll add
this to the documentation, I'm sure more than one person could easily fall
into this trap.
I'm glad it works now for you.
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