[SciPy-dev] gui_thread issue

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Sun Nov 7 23:34:40 CST 2004

eric jones wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>>eric jones wrote:
>>>One more thing.  Now that I have the necessary "readline" module in 
>>>my site-packages to make ipython colorize correctly, Ctrl-Z no longer 
>>>works to exit a standard python shell or ipython.  Has anyone else 
>>>had similar problems?  Ctrl-C sometimes exits ipython, sometimes 
>>>not.  I use "import sys;sys.exit()" to exit standard python prompts.
>>Ctrl-D should work now as is standard on Unix-type platforms.
> Cool.  Thanks.  That does the trick. 

Somehow the windows readline changes the default windows behavior.

> This message should be changed though...
> In [2]: exit
> Out[2]: 'Use Ctrl-Z plus Return to exit. Use @Exit or @Quit to exit 
> without confirmation.'

Yes, Exit/Quit will still allow you to quit immediately.  The message actually 
is the default python exit message, with the @Exit part added at the end. 
I'll just change it manually under Windows if I detect readline to be correct, 
so that things are more in line with reality.



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