[Twisted-Python] Re: readline-like behavior inside Twisted (was Re:Re: Synchronization techniques)
micahel at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 13:47:16 EDT 2007
Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun <at> divmod.com> writes:
> On Mon, 9 Apr 2007 14:33:26 +0000 (UTC), Michael Hudson <micahel <at>
> >Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun <at> divmod.com> writes:
> >> I haven't looked at pyreadline before, although I did take a look at UNC a
> >> long time ago. Taking a quick look at the code, it looks like converting
> >> pyreadline to be Twisted friendly may be doable.
> >This isn't really a followup, but it seems worthwhile to mention that GNU
> >readline itself has a callback interface (rl_callback_read_char) that would be
> >suitable for using with Twisted. You'd have to use ctypes or something to get
> >to it, but it's there.
> Good point, I'd forgotten about that API.
Make sure you use readline 5.1 (or newer) though, otherwise your app will hang
when the user presses C-r :-)
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