[IPython-User] pyreadline stopped working

Pete Forman petef4+usenet@gmail....
Wed Sep 12 09:48:11 CDT 2012

Jörgen Stenarson <jorgen.stenarson@kroywen.se> writes:

> Pete Forman skrev 2012-09-12 14:14:
>> I'm using IPython on Windows 7 under virtualenv/pip with Python 2.6.6
>> and 2.7.3. I abruptly lost the readline features: prompt color has gone with
>> escape codes being printed literally, history completion stopped, cannot
>> log out with ctrl-D, etc. Actually ctr-D is reported to be a SyntaxError
>> and the colors look good on that. This has happened in all my virtualenv
>> instances. Upgrading one of them from ipython 0.12.1 to 0.13 made no
>> difference.
>> The only change I can think of is Patch Tuesday.
> Does pyreadline work under a regular python prompt? What version of 
> pyreadline are you using?

pyreadline is working in Python. I pasted in the example snippet for use
in a PYTHONSTARTUP file. History and completion are working. Should I
expect color?


Pete Forman

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