I hate to admit that this is a good idea for now.
This issue is related to ncurses. We disscuss with ncurses developers about fixing it. As workaround we can rebuild python without readline/ncurses
[tickets:#32] mingw python can not run in interactive mode
Created: Fri Apr 11, 2014 07:32 AM UTC by LiTuX
Last Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 07:32 AM UTC
I found this issue months ago (again, sorry for late). I've installed msys-python2, msys-python3, mingw-x86_64-python2, mingw-x86_64-python3. Some of them are installed because of dependency. This days, I mainly works with mingw-x86_64-python2 (Because msys version do not have a pip package :P).
At first, none of those python works correctly. For the msys version, run
python/python2/python2.7/python3/python3.3/python3.3mwill back to bash without any error message (This issue does not exist any more in the up-to-date version).
But for the mingw version, issue is still there. Type python(2 or 3) in bash or cmd then enter, python displays its version information then the prompt
>>>, then quit without error. Running python with
-got the same result. These days I used the special file in windows for an interactive python:
python conas a workaround.
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