Readline functionality on windows with python 2.7


I need to import the readline functionality in a program written in python. I am currently using version 2.7 and the 3rd party packages I have seen only work up to version 2.6. Does anyone know of a 3rd party readline package for Windows with Python 2.7?


I believe pyreadline was designed just for this.

easy_install pyreadline
pip install pyreadline

Also, use the following for forward/reverse compatibility:

  import readline
except ImportError:
  import pyreadline as readline

Answered By – Ben Burns

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