skip at pobox.com
Fri Jul 20 21:43:39 EDT 2001
kevin> .... Couldn't the interpreter be improved to behave more like a
kevin> real shell, with command history and maybe evn completion or (god
kevin> forbid) keywork syntax coloring. Couldn't it support some basic
kevin> shell commands like more and ls and such? Even in wish i can
kevin> type ls and get a listing.
Here's a ten-minute hack I posted a few days ago that does some minimal
guessing about shell commands:
Knock yourself out... ;-)
As for command history and command completion, sounds like you must be stuck
on Windows. Readline and rlcompleter do a decent job of command recall and
with the atexit module you can save the history file across sessions.
Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com)
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