[IPython-dev] [Ipython-svndiff] 2688 - use subprocess for ipy_workdir'

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 19:20:27 EDT 2007

Hi Stefan,

On 8/31/07, Stefan van der Walt <stefan at sun.ac.za> wrote:
> Hi Fernando,
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 11:13:17AM -0600, Fernando Perez wrote:
> > If you have 2.3 installed, could you please try svn update and run
> > again?  I just fixed this particular one, but there could be more
> > lurking.
> OK, it runs now.  But the colour prompt is gone (no readline).  I did
> install ctypes, but still no luck:
> WARNING: Readline services not available on this platform.
> WARNING: The auto-indent feature requires the readline library

Mmh, what platform are you on?  Windows or linux?  If linux, try at
the normal python2.3 prompt

import readline

if you get an error, it means you built your python2.3 without readline support.



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