Python Ctrl-C Lock-ups (was Re: Irix 6.5, gcc 2.95.2, readline and control-C problem)

Randall Hopper aa8vb at
Mon May 15 09:00:08 EDT 2000

Quinn Dunkan:
 |I have python compiled with gcc 2.8.1 on irix 6.5 system.  If I hit ^C when
 |readline is doing its thing, python locks up.  Meanwhile, I have python
 |and readline compiled with sgi cc on another irix 6.5 system, and everything
 |works properly.

Compile Python without threads and your problem will go away.  I have the
same problem with Python, both on FreeBSD and IRIX.

Randall Hopper
aa8vb at

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