[IPython-User] [IPython-user] Arrow keys give ^[[A under CentOS
Tue Jul 27 13:22:21 CDT 2010
Yes, Python 2.6.5 modules/Setup file had readline commented out.
I uncommitted it and rebuilt python. It now works!
Thanks for you help!
Brian Granger-3 wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:03 AM, kcsmith <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I'm running Linux Rocks cluster which uses CentOS.
>> I did a stock install of ipython 0.10 into the /share/apps directory
>> the history keys, tab complete do not work as I get ^[[A when I press the
>> arrow key
> This usually means that the Python was built without readline support.
> IPython uses readline to get these features, so if it is missing, you get
> the behavior that you observed.
>> Here's what I get when I run $ ldd /share/apps/bin/python2.6
>> libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (0x0000003622000000)
>> libdl.so.2 => /lib64/libdl.so.2 (0x0000003621c00000)
>> libutil.so.1 => /lib64/libutil.so.1 (0x000000362b400000)
>> libm.so.6 => /lib64/libm.so.6 (0x0000003621800000)
>> libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x0000003621400000)
>> /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x0000003620e00000)
>> Any ideas as how to fix this problem?
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