[NOTE] Updated August 19, 2013. This article may have outdated content or subject matter.
There is a fork of ZSH that has a Python module. It is able to run Powerline smoothly.
However, on MacOS X, it doesn’t correctly detect the Python libs upon compilation. There seems to be a similar problem for Vim with python support: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6490513/vim-failing-to-compile-with-python-on-os-x
The workaround is the same. Editing the
Makefile in the
config directory of the Python installation fixes this. The modification is
PYTHONFRAMEWORKINSTALLDIR instead of
PYTHONFRAMEWORKDIR on the line beginning with
Author Vlad Vasiliu