Enthought Python + Cygwin

Jason Tishler jason at tishler.net
Tue Jun 15 22:39:00 CEST 2004


Roger,

On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 10:32:14AM -0700, RMJ wrote:
> After installing Enthought's python and typing 'python' from within
> cygwin the program hangs with no output.  I do not remember this being
> the case with earlier versions of Enthought python.  Is this version
> not compatible with cygwin?  Or, is there some configuration file that
> needs changing?  It does run successfully with 'python somecode.py'
> -but without printing out intermediate results.

There are some known "tty" issues when running native Win32 programs
under Cygwin.  They typical manifest themselves under rxvt and (IIRC)
when CYGWIN=tty.  Try using bash (instead of rxvt) and CYGWIN=notty.

BTW, Cygwin Python does not have any of these issues.  If you don't need
any Win32 Python features, then you may want to use this version
instead.

Jason

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