I am using ipython on Mac OS 10.5 with python 2.5.1 (I would actually like to use ipython for 2.6.1, but it doesn’t seem to be available?)
I installed ipython via easy_install. It works but is missing gnu readline (needed for nice searching of command line history with ctrl-R, etc.)
I found a blog post and other sources saying this could be fixed by
sudo easy_install -f http://ipython.scipy.org/dist/ readline
However, this leads to build errors in
readline.c , particularly undeclared functions like
Has anyone seen these errors? Is there another way to get ipython installed with readline?