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

Lonnie Princehouse finite.automaton at
Tue Sep 13 22:26:51 CEST 2005

>From the cmd shell on both Windows 2k and XP, I'm getting this weird
syntax error in conjunction with the unbuffered flag.  It works fine
without -u.  Has anyone else encountered it?  This didn't happen with
Python 2.2...

C:\>python -u
Python 2.4.1 (#65, Mar 30 2005, 09:13:57) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)]
on win32
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>>> print 'hello'
  File "<stdin>", line 1
    print 'hello'
SyntaxError: invalid syntax

(sorry if this is a known/fixed bug... I couldn't find anything about

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