[IPython-dev] Re: [SciPy-dev] Generic gui_thread + IPython: solution already exists!

John Hunter jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Mon Nov 15 13:20:29 EST 2004

>>>>> "Prabhu" == Prabhu Ramachandran <prabhu_r at users.sf.net> writes:

    Prabhu> OK, so I assume that you do have a wx._core.PyApp_MainLoop
    Prabhu> attribute, right?


    Prabhu> Anyway, it looks like Tkinter support does not work for
    Prabhu> everyone.  This is wierd.  Can you just check a few more
    Prabhu> things, please?

    Prabhu> $ ldd /usr/lib/python2.3/lib-dynload/_tkinter.so

I don't have _tkinter.so.  What does that mean?  Perhaps my tk is
compiled statically?

    peds-pc311:~> find /usr/local/lib/python2.3/ -iname "*tkin*"

    Prabhu> As you can see, mine links to libpthread.  Similarly my
    Prabhu> tcl library also appears to be compiled with
    Prabhu> --enable-threads and links to libpthread.  Is your version
    Prabhu> of Tcl compiled with thread support?

    Prabhu> $ ldd /usr/lib/libtcl8.4.so.0 libdl.so.2 =>
    Prabhu> /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x400c3000) libpthread.so.0 =>
    Prabhu> /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x400c6000) libm.so.6 =>
    Prabhu> /lib/libm.so.6 (0x40118000) libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6
    Prabhu> (0x4013a000) /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2
    Prabhu> (0x80000000)

This may be my problem - I don't seem to have pthread compiled in

peds-pc311:~> ldd /usr/lib/libtk8.4.so
        libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0xb7452000)
        libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0xb7439000)
        libm.so.6 => /lib/tls/libm.so.6 (0xb7417000)
        libc.so.6 => /lib/tls/libc.so.6 (0xb72de000)
        /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x80000000)

peds-pc311:~> ldd /usr/lib/libtcl8.4.so
        libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0xb7543000)
        libm.so.6 => /lib/tls/libm.so.6 (0xb7521000)
        libc.so.6 => /lib/tls/libc.so.6 (0xb73e9000)
        /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x80000000)

    Prabhu> Maybe Tkinter support should be made an option.

    Prabhu> Thanks for all the testing!

    Prabhu> cheers, prabhu

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