[Pythonmac-SIG] Re: Beginner's questions
Russell E Owen
owen at astro.washington.edu
Mon Dec 29 12:19:59 EST 2003
At 4:28 PM +0100 12/27/03, Jack Jansen wrote:
>On 26-dec-03, at 22:54, Russell E. Owen wrote:
>>...This is one good reason to also have a fink python or other X11/unix
>Note that you can also do this without installing a second Python. If
>you put _tkinter.so for X11 in, say, ~/Library/X11-Python and you add
>that directory to $PYTHONPATH. You could create a script x11python
> exec /usr/bin/python "$@"
>should do the trick, I think (untested).
That is a very interesting idea. I suppose one could do an x11 build
of python, extract _tkinter.so and then discard the build, thus
saving disk space and clutter over keeping two builds. But...might
there some simpler way to obtain an x11-based _tkinter.so?
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