[Tutor] getting python 3 to run from the command line (version 2)
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Sat Nov 14 19:56:04 CET 2009
"Khalid Al-Ghamdi" <emailkgnow at gmail.com> wrote
> when i try to code something it just gives me a new line without any
> processing of the code. (for example:2+2 returns a new line)
You mean you get to the >>> prompt?
And you type 2+2 you get this:
With just a newline between your input and the next >>> prompt?
> when I tried to change the path to the directory that contains python 31
> enter *python (c:\python31>)*,
I'm not surprised it doesn't work, that should have python trying to start
executing a folder. But....
> *fatal python error: Py_Initialize: can't initialize sys standard streams
I get a very different message:
C:\Documents and Settings\Alan Gauld>python (C:\Python31)
python: can't open file '(C:\Python31)': [Errno 22] Invalid argument
> When i change the directory to c:\python26 and then enter it works ok.
> so can anyone tell me why this is happening?
Nope, sorry, I don't understand how the 2.6 version works if
you are passing in a folder as you did for 3.1
Do you know how to cut n paste from a cmd window>
It would probably help if you pasted in the actuall sessions
into your mail.
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