[IPython-user] IPython/wxPython crash on ppc Mac OS X 10.4.8

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 02:01:30 CST 2006

On 10/31/06, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ah yes, I remember this one.  It is a bug in readline.  For a
> temporary fix you can uncomment the following lines in your ipythonrc
> file:
> # I also like to have the same functionality on the plain arrow keys. If you'd
> # rather have the arrows use all the history (and not just match what you've
> # typed so far), comment out or delete the next two lines.
> #readline_parse_and_bind "\e[A": history-search-backward
> #readline_parse_and_bind "\e[B": history-search-forward
> That fixes it for me - and most of readline will still work.

That's interesting. We could automatically disable these features on
mac ipython in Extensions/ipy_defaults.py, which is used if the user
chooses not to install the ipythonrc files and upgrades with "%upgrade

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