[Slackbuilds-users] prompt_toolkit version used no good for python-2.7
rob van nues
rvnues at disroot.org
Mon Jul 2 09:17:24 UTC 2018
Thanks for all the python builds.
Recently, however, Sbo-upgrades killed my ipython/jupyter setup (in
The problem lies with prompt_toolkit-2.0.3 in the slackbuild script for
prompt_toolkit. This needs to be a version 1.
prompt_toolkit-2.0.3 is incompatible with python-2.7
and maybe not ready for ipython3
At first it seemed a swap of versions in the two builds:
The 2.0.3 version of prompt_toolkit in the python2 script could have
been for python3-prompt_toolkit, which has version 1.0.15, the
version that works with python 2;
With 2.0.3, also ipython3 (without recompiling) does not work at my
end; it gives the same error I noticed when compiling jupyter or
starting ipython in the shell:
"...from prompt_toolkit.shortcuts import create_prompt_application,
create_eventloop, create_prompt_layout, create_output ....."
Rob van Nues
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