Cygwin python 2.3 oddity

Jason Tishler
Wed Sep 10 20:33:00 GMT 2003


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On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 09:50:55PM +0200, Olivier Lefevre wrote:
> It doesn't seem to honor the PYTHONSTARTUP variable. I can't it to
> read my startup file. The native Windows version does. The README does
> not mention this as a known issue. Should it work?

Yes, and it does for me.  FWIW, this is how I enable Python's readline

What is your PYTHONSTARTUP set to?  If it contains "~" or "$HOME", is
HOME and/or your /etc/passwd entry set correctly?


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