[IPython-dev] test new pyreadline version

Jörgen Stenarson jorgen.stenarson at bostream.nu
Wed Apr 4 17:38:11 EDT 2007

Hi all,

it would be great if some people could try out the new version of 
pyreadline. That is the new trunk version that now lives in svn at 

I think it is best to check it out in a new directory and not try to 
update if you have used the older trunk version.

You will probably want to upgrade your configuration file to enable new 
interesting features:
- Keyboard selection for copy/paste
- Control-c can be used for copy (not enabled by default because it eats 
- It can even be made to run on ironpython with a bit of patching of 

It works quite well for me on my machine but I exepect there are a few 
rough edges that will become apparent by other peoples use. So please 
test it and let me know what you find.

Unfortunately I will be gone on a business trip most of next week, so I 
think a joint release with the new ipython version will be difficult to 


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