python shell silently ignores termios.tcsetattr()

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Thu Oct 21 04:30:04 CEST 2010

In message <i9n4ph$d78$1 at>, kj wrote:

> I tried to fix the problem by applying the equivalent of "stty
> -echo" within a python interactive session, but discovered that
> this setting is immediately (and silently) overwritten.

That seems reasonable behaviour; the command loop is resetting the terminal 
to a reasonable state to allow it to read the next command. But the command 
you execute can do anything it likes in-between. What’s wrong with that?

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