which windows python to use?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri May 12 05:04:30 CEST 2006

James Stroud wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>>James Stroud wrote:
>>>Enthought does not play well with cygwin, I've noticed.
>>In what way? Does the mingw gcc that we distribute interfere with Cygwin's gcc?
> One can not run the enthought python interactive interpreter from a 
> cygwin x-window session, it locks up.

Interesting. I've seen the same thing with MSYS's rxvt ("native", not X). I
presumed it was a strange interaction between bash and (any) Python. Looks like
it may just be our Python, then. I'll enter a ticket on our Trac. Thank you!

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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