[Python-modules-team] Bug#461190: Bug#461190: Bug#461190: malformatted help output

Bernd Zeimetz bernd at bzed.de
Thu Jan 17 12:16:12 UTC 2008


>> Sounds more like a broken terminal (-setting...). Please give me the
>> exact steps to reproduce this, starting with a normal Debian installation.
> Martin, are you using the 'most' or 'less' pagers? 

doesn't make a difference here, works fine with all of them.

bzed at think:~$ PAGER=most ipython
Python 2.4.4 (#2, Jan  3 2008, 13:36:28)
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

IPython 0.8.2 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
?         -> Introduction and overview of IPython's features.
%quickref -> Quick reference.
help      -> Python's own help system.
object?   -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.

In [1]: import os

In [2]: os?
Type:           module
Base Class:     <type 'module'>
String Form:    <module 'os' from '/usr/lib/python2.4/os.pyc'>
Namespace:      Interactive
File:           /usr/lib/python2.4/os.py



Bernd Zeimetz
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