How to enable bash mode at the interative mode?

Baz Walter bazwal at ftml.net
Mon Nov 28 13:14:22 CET 2005


Anthony Liu <antonyliu2002 <at> yahoo.com> writes: 
> Look what I have: 
>  
> $ python 
> Python 2.4.2 (#1, Nov 20 2005, 13:03:38)  
> [GCC 3.3.1 (Mandrake Linux 9.2 3.3.1-2mdk)] on linux2 
>  
> Yes, I realize that I don't have readline module 
> available. 
>  
> The same Mandrake system has Python 2.3 as well, and 
> it has the readline module. 
>  
> I don't know how to install the readline module.  I 
> tried what was suggested from the newsgroup, but got 
> an error at make: 
>  
> make: *** [Modules/readline.o] Error 1 
>  
> Thanks 
 
You need to have the development stuff for readline installed before you 
compile Python 2.4.2 from source. For Mandrake 9.2, there should be an rpm 
package named something like libreadline*-devel available. Install that, 
recompile python, and you should be okay. 
 
HTH 
-- 
Baz 




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