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Re: [Bug-readline] vi-mode and python shell

From: Carlos Pita
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] vi-mode and python shell
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:15:00 -0300

PS: also happening with rlwrap cat.

On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 6:12 PM, Carlos Pita <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Chet,
> I'm having problems using the some vi operators inside the python/ipython 
> shell.
> Say I have the following line with the cursor at position 0:
> ^xxxxxyxxxxx
> In the bash prompt dty will result in
> ^yxxxxx
> But inside the python shell... well, try it yourself, it's hard to
> describe. Sometimes I'm not even able to return to insert mode without
> cancelling the line. One thing is true: ty will work, but dty won't.
> I don't know whether this is a regression or not. I downgraded python
> and readline to some recent versions but to no avail. I have also
> played with readline options inside python a bit (disabled
> completions, incremented keyseq waiting time, etc.) with no better
> luck.
> Python 3.4.3
> readline 6.3.008
> Could you check this? I will report it to the python tracker in case
> it's necessary.
> Regards
> --
> Carlos

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