[IronPython] Embedding IPython Shell into IronPython

Dave Wald davew252 at tx.rr.com
Mon Feb 21 05:16:53 CET 2011

I spent a good bit of time with pyreadline over the weekend but was not 
able to get it to work.
It appears that the IronPython-related code is not DLR-aware.
I went ahead and entered a bug report with my findings:

Best regards,

On 2/15/2011 11:35 AM, Jörgen Stenarson wrote:Dave Wald skrev 2011-02-15 
>> Federico,
>> No problem. Enjoyed working on it. Now, the even better news.
>> PyReadline HAS BEEN ported to IronPython! ;-)
>> http://ironpython-urls.blogspot.com/2006/11/pyreadline-for-ironpython.html 
>> So IPython could very likely be made fully functional... with a bit 
>> of work.
>>  From what I gather so far, you may still have to compile your own
>> version of IronPython as per the discussion therein, but, I just need to
>> get some more time to play with this.
> hi,
> unfortunately the pyreadline support for ironpython has not been 
> tested for quite a while so I do not know if it works as is or if some 
> changes are needed.
> I have not seen any bugreports for what is there either but I guess 
> that may well just be because it is not used. If you find any problems 
> please report them on the launchpad tracker 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/pyreadline
> /Jörgen
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