[Pythonmac-SIG] Why Do I Explicitly Need MacPython
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Tue Sep 26 22:52:50 CEST 2006
On Sep 26, 2006, at 10:39 PM, Dave Reed wrote:
> I installed ActiveState Tcl and MacPython 2.4.3 on the 10.3.9
> machine. The /Systems/Library/Frameworks/Tk.framework directory does
> not exist (the Tcl.Framework directory does so I tried the above
> install_name_tool line with just the Tcl lines (and the final line
> with ._tkinter.so).
> I can't get some Tk programs to run now. Using the graphics.py file
> I get:
> $ /usr/local/bin/python
> Python 2.4.3 (#1, Apr 7 2006, 10:54:33)
> [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5250)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> import graphics
>>>> Tk_MacOSXSetupTkNotifier: first [load] of TkAqua has to occur in
> the main thread!
> Abort trap
> Does anyone still have a 10.3.9 system to try importing that
> graphics.py file and see if it works for them? Any thoughts on making
> it work? I have an old python 2.3.5 from fink that does import
> graphics.py ok and works fine for many simple programs but crashes on
> more complicated programs.
> I have not yet tried it on the 10.4.7 G5 yet.
I get the same problem with python 2.4 on a 10.4.7/x86 system. This
library runs the Tk mainloop on a seperate thread, appearently this
isn't supported by the Aqua port of Tk ;-)
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