Running python from pty without prompt

Random832 random832 at
Tue Dec 13 12:48:07 EST 2016

On Tue, Dec 13, 2016, at 11:01, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On 12/13/2016 05:39 AM, Samuel Williams wrote:
> > Michael, yes.
> > 
> > FYI, I found out why this works. Pressing Ctrl-D flushes the input
> > buffer. If you do this on an empty line, it causes read(...) to return
> > 0 which Ruby considers end of input for the script, but the pipe is
> > not closed.
> Currently Python does not appear to support this behavior.  Possibly it
> could be patched to support something similar, though.

The problem is there's currently no way to differentiate "interactive
mode" from "script run on a tty".

You can get similar behavior with python -c "import

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