[IPython-user] ^C does not abort during searches in 0.7

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Thu Jan 12 13:28:15 CST 2006

Francesc Altet wrote:
> A Dijous 12 Gener 2006 19:53, Fernando Perez va escriure:
>>For some strange reason, ^R doesn't work for me _at all_, but since I've
>>never used it before, I'm not sure what the deal is.  But ^S
>>(forward-search) does activate for me, and I seem to be able to cancel it
>>just fine, both with and without threads:
> Well, I can use ^R right from the beginning. Strange...
>>Did anything else change in your system in the meantime?
> No, I was using one version of IPython (0.6.15) in Python 2.3 and the
> other (0.7) in Python 2.4. So, when I've made the report I was working
> with exactly the same setup.

AH!  I think it's a python 2.4 bug: I tested running the _same ipython_ 
against python 2.3/2.4, and I see the problem with 2.4.  Ah, it's so nice when 
you can punt on a bug and blame it on Guido :)


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