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RE: Problems running Python interactively from GNU-Win32 bash prompt
- To: "'David Ascher'" <da at skivs dot ski dot org>, skip at calendar dot com
- Subject: RE: Problems running Python interactively from GNU-Win32 bash prompt
- From: Oliver Burn <oliverb at lucent dot com>
- Date: Mon, 2 Mar 1998 17:56:20 +1000
- Cc: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com, python-list at cwi dot nl
Its not just python. I have been experiencing the same problems with any
interactive programs. E.g. %SystemRoot%\system32\cmd.exe will fail to
Also, when I have CYGWIN32 set to "title tty strip", the bash shell
hangs when I try exit it.
On Saturday, February 28, 1998 9:51 AM, David Ascher
> On Fri, 27 Feb 1998, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> > I installed GNU-Win32 b19 (http://www.cygnus.com/misc/gnu-win32/)
> > Python1.5 (http://www.python.org/ftp/python/win32/) on a Windows NT
> > machine today. I can't seem to run python.exe interactively from the
> > bash prompt. I can run it with a .py file on the command line and
> > executes the script just fine. I can run it from a DOS prompt or
> > the Start Menu where the installer stuck a link to it and get the
> > Python interpreter prompt. From a bash prompt with no command line
> > args I get nothing, not even an error, just another bash prompt, as
> > I ran it with /dev/null on stdin.
> > Any ideas why I wouldn't be able to run it interactively from bash?
> Which Python are you talking about? Guido's MSVC compiled version?
> yes, I have no idea. If a gcc-compiled one, you probably (just a
> should make sure to include 'tty' in your CYGWIN32 env't variable.
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