[IPython-dev] libreadline.so.5 missing in Canopy's IPython?

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 12:42:00 EST 2014

This sounds like an issue with Canopy itself. Please contact Enthought
about the issue.



On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 9:35 AM, Name Name <zeitlinie at yahoo.de> wrote:
> I'm (partially) using IPython also out of Enthought's Canopy environment. Hopefully someone on this list is familiar with that.
> I just upgraded to version only to find that I could not invoke the simple 'non-notebook' IPython shell anymore without error because of a missing libreadline.so.5.
> I then realized, that indeed appdata/canopy- is lacking libreadline.so.5 completely(?)
> Also I realized that strangely/luckily appdata/canopy- of the earlier version was not deleted during update(?)
> Moreover the 'old' appdata/canopy- does contain libreadline.so.5
> After putting links to the 'old' libreadline.so.5 into the new appdata/canopy- the 'non-notebook' IPython shell starts again without error.
> Most likely all of this is not supposed to be. Does anyone have/had similar experiences? What am I missing here?
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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