[IPython-user] Prefix/partial history scrolling

Max Bane max.bane@gmail....
Mon Jan 5 15:18:19 CST 2009

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> My guess is that your readline module is linked against the fake libreadline
> library that Apple installed into /usr/lib/. It's actually Editline, not GNU
> Readline, so it might have a slightly different feature set or need extra
> configuration. I use the Python binaries from www.python.org and
> www.enthought.com (disclosure: I work at Enthought), and I get the expected
> partial prefix scrolling.

OK, I think you're right. That must be why IPython prints "Leopard
libedit detected." on startup... I was wondering about that.

Max Bane

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