[IPython-user] Again with the readline and Leopard

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Wed May 28 22:05:24 CDT 2008

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 8:10 AM, Ludwig Schwardt
<ludwig.schwardt@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've finally cleaned up and uploaded the GNU readline extension module
> mentioned at http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/InstallationOSXLeopard to
> the Cheeseshop, at
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/readline/2.5.1
> I've built a single 4-way universal binary egg for Leopard, but
> easy_install does not like the -fat CPU name. So I just duplicated the
> egg for each architecture name, to allow the egg installation to go
> smoothly. All five eggs on the readline page are therefore
> identical...
> Installation now becomes:
> sudo easy_install readline
> Please let me know of any bloopers!
> Regards,
> Ludwig
> P.S. I've noticed that the editline problems seem to have gone away
> with Mac OS X 10.5.2 and ipython 0.8.2... Tab completion, auto indent,
> up arrow all works, just not Ctrl-R search. Makes me wonder why I
> spent so much time on this module ;-)

It's all about character building :)

Thanks though!  You might still want to update the wiki page to
reflect this info.



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