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ipython + gnu emacs on windows

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Has anyone managed to get ipython within gnu emacs (21.3.1) working on
Windows XP?

I've the following versions of required software
Python 2.4.1
IPython 0.6.15
python-mode.el (defconst py-version "$Revision: 4.63 $"

I have also installed other ancilliary packages (per

Now when i do M-x py-shell, I get to the ipython shell with a bizarre
prompt as follows

^A^BIn [^A^B1^A^B]: ^A^B
^A^BIn [^A^B1^A^B]: ^A^B?
---Return to continue, q to quit---

If I type '?' without quotes as shown above, I get a single line
(---Return to continue, q to quit--- ) and nothing else.

Also any errors are not reported on the screen.

Any ideas? Thanks for your help

Note: invoking ipython for a regular nt cmd shell works just fine.

Sep 9 '05 #1
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