bad behaviour in interactive Python prompt

~km knny.myer at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 23:47:04 CEST 2009


On 14 Jul., 15:26, Mark Dickinson <dicki... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Where did your version of Python 2.6 come from?
>
> If you built your copy of Python 2.6 from source, then the problem is
> probably that either the readline library is missing, or (much more
> likely) the include files for the readline library are missing.  Look
> for a package called something like libreadline5-dev or readline-devel
> and install it, and then try rebuilding Python.
>
> Mark

Yes, I built it from source and never thought that there might be such
a library. Now I've re-compiled and my problem is solved!

Have many thanks Mark, and Chris Rebert, too, who responded to my
deleted post, which I've received per mail. Sorry for that incidence.

Cheers,
Kenny



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