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11.23 & Python => "Name collision between.."?

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11.23 & Python => "Name collision between.."?

Hi Everyone,

Just installed ixPython_A.08.00-2.5.001_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA+PA.depot
(availible from http://software.hp.com) on my machine (HP-UX B.11.23 U ia64)

When running python I get the following message:

# python
Python 2.5 (r25:51908, Oct 31 2006, 19:40:53) [C] on hp-ux11
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
hh hh
Name collision between hh hh hh
Name collision between hh hh hh hh
Name collision between hh hh hh hh hh
Name collision between hh hh hh hh hh hh
Name collision between hh hh hh hh hh hh hh
Name collision between hh hh hh hh hh hh hh hh
Name collision between hh hh hh hh hh hh hh hh hh
Name collision between 26 36
Name collision between hh hh hh hh hh hh hh hh hh hh
Name collision between D1 D0
Name collision between Xe Xe
Name collision between cS c8
Name collision between d1 d1
Name collision between g3 Ad
Name collision between v2 v2
Name collision between v3 v3
Name collision between y6 y1
>>>

Any idea whats causing this?

I installed the 11.11 package on another machine
and there it works fine..

Thanks in advance,

Michael
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Peter Godron
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Re: 11.23 & Python => "Name collision between.."?

Michael,
did you see Stephens last posting re TERMINFO in http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1036910


Re: 11.23 & Python => "Name collision between.."?

Yepp!

Setting the TERMINFO solved it :-)

# export TERMINFO=/usr/share/lib/terminfo
# python
Python 2.5 (r25:51908, Oct 31 2006, 19:40:53) [C] on hp-ux11
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>

python will try to load /etc/termcap (or /usr/share/lib/termcap)instead....

Thanks!

Michael

Re: 11.23 & Python => "Name collision between.."?

Another way to solve this is to install
the ncurses package from:

http://hpux.its.tudelft.nl/hppd/hpux/Sysadmin/ncurses-5.5/

python will search for "/usr/local/share/terminfo" before using /etc/termcap...

//Michael