[Python-ideas] History stepping in interactive session?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Oct 5 14:09:27 CEST 2012

On Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:27:28 +0200
Andy Buckley <andy at insectnation.org> wrote:
> A couple of weeks ago I posted a question on superuser.com about whether
> there is a way to get the same *very* convenient
> stepping-through-command-history behaviour in an interactive Python
> interpreter session as is possible in (at least) the bash shell with the
> Ctrl-o keybinding:

The interactive interpreter (and I mean the default one, not
third-party choices like IPython) uses libreadline for its
editing and history functionality, so it's really a question about
libreadline you're asking. I don't know if it allows such
customization, but perhaps the Web site has the answer you're looking



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