command -- It works , on linux

Alex Martelli aleax at aleax.it
Mon Aug 4 09:54:28 CEST 2003


Nicola Mingotti wrote:

> On Sun, 03 Aug 2003 17:35:31 +0200, Nicola Mingotti wrote:
> 
>> Hello ,
>> 
>>> ... John and Martin spoke of termcap and readline ... there it was :)
> 
> ... I hadn't installed two C libraries that were needed :
> 'readline' and 'termcap' . After installing them i re-configured/compiled
> python and now commands history works fine .
> But under windows , where i have only the binary version
> at hands , the problem remains ...

Have you tried installing Gonnerman's "Alternative Readline",
http://newcenturycomputers.net/projects/readline.html ?  I have
found it extremely useful to gain the gist of readline's
functionality on Windows installatons of Python.


Alex





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