[Python-Dev] Python REPL doesn't work on Windows over remote powershell session (winrm)

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Sun Aug 26 06:34:26 EDT 2018

On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 11:09:10PM +0000, ZHU Xiang wrote:

> But for the remote Windows powershell session the REPL doesn’t work, 
> when I type ‘’python” on the remote session, there’s nothing happened.
> FYI, I’ve also opened a issue on Microsoft Powershell GitHub :
> https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/issues/7581

If I have understood this correctly:


and the explanation here:


I think this is a limitation of Powershell, not Python.

But I am not a Windows admin and don't really understand Powershell, so 
I could be wrong.


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