raw_input with a pre-compiled data

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Mon Jun 22 10:36:05 CEST 2009


On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 1:19 AM, Luca<lucafbb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Peter Otten<__peter__ at web.de> wrote:
>> With "traduced" you stumbled upon another false friend ;)
>>
>> http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falso_amico
>
> D'oh!!!   x-)
>
>> import readline
>>
>> def input_default(prompt, default):
>>    def startup_hook():
>>        readline.insert_text(default)
>>    readline.set_startup_hook(startup_hook)
>>    try:
>>        return raw_input(prompt)
>>    finally:
>>        readline.set_startup_hook(None)
>>
>> print input_default("directory? ", default="/home/john")
>>
>
> Thanks! It works! This is working on Linux and MacOS too.
>
>> The readline module is specific to Unix implementations.
>> I don't know what OS the OP was using.
>
> Any one knows is this working also on Windows? I've no Win system
> right no to test this...

No, it won't. "specific to Unix" == Unix-only

Cheers,
Chris
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