interactive interpreter, debugger and broken arrow keys with Mac OS X 10.2 Terminal

Jp Calderone exarkun at
Thu Feb 13 01:27:59 CET 2003

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 12:12:14AM +0000, Jim Correia wrote:
> When using the interactive interpreter or debugger with the Mac OS X 
> Terminal my arrow keys don't work as I'd expect (as they do in the 
> shell, gdb, etc.). Instead I get escape sequences like: ^[[A.
> How do I fix this?

  Enable readline support.  This may be as simple as importing the
"readline" module, or as difficult as building Python from source.


( LIST=(~/.netscape/sigs/*.sig)
  cat ${LIST[$(($RANDOM % ${#LIST[*]}))]}
  echo --$'\n' `uptime` ) > ~/.netscape/.signature
 up 4 days, 4:28, 5 users, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
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