[IPython-user] pyreadline question

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Apr 3 10:02:41 CDT 2006

Ville Vainio wrote:
> On 3/31/06, Jörgen Stenarson <jorgen.stenarson at bostream.nu> wrote:
>> I had to make some backwards incompatible changes to how pyreadline is
>> started. Now the recommended way is to "import readline" to initialize
>> pyreadline, if you want to set the config_path do:
>> import pyreadline.rlmain
>> pyreadline.rlmain.config_path=r"c:\xxx\pyreadlineconfig.ini"
>> before "import readline".
>> Ville will have to decide on how he wants to expose this in ipython. A
>> workaround for now is to add those two lines before "import IPython" in
>> the ipython.py startup script.
> Perhaps we should put the lines you suggest in
> UserConfig/ipy_user_conf.py, in comments? That's the first place the
> user *should* look for personal config options...
> Extensions/ipy_system_conf.py is ok as well, considering that
> pyreadline is only used on Windows ATM.
*Any* solution along these lines will be fine with me.


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