Windows Python 2.4: Unbuffered flag causes SyntaxError on interactive sessions?

Irmen de Jong irmen.NOSPAM at xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 13 22:53:16 CEST 2005


Michael Hoffman wrote:
> Lonnie Princehouse wrote:
> 
>> C:\>python -u
>> Python 2.4.1 (#65, Mar 30 2005, 09:13:57) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
>> on win32
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>
>>>>> print 'hello'
>>
>>
>>   File "<stdin>", line 1
>>     print 'hello'
>>                  ^
>> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> 
> 
> Worksforme:
> 
> C:\Python24>python.exe -u
> Python 2.4.1 (#65, May 24 2005, 13:43:04) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)] on 
> win32
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>  >>> print 'hello'
> hello
> 
> Strange that your python build is from 30 March and mine is from 24 May.


Problem also occurs on my machine using Win XP Home,
Python 2.4.1 (#65, Mar 30 2005, 09:13:57) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)] on win32


even just typing "print" at the interactive prompt causes a syntax error...

--Irmen



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