[Edu-sig] Python 2.6.1 build problems

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Thu Jan 8 23:11:52 CET 2009

Arana Fireheart wrote:
> ... The second and currently un-resolvable issue is that the build fails 
> to link in tkinter. I can't quite figure this one out, since I thought 
> that this was part of Python.
> Is there anyone out there that has figured out how to get this build to 
> finish? I've kinda run out of tricks!

It is essential to have a Tcl/Tk development package installed before
configuring Python.  I don't know enough about what packages you need
for Ubuntu, but check into it; that may be the problem (than make clean
./configure, ....)

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org

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