[Python-Dev] problems importing _tkinter on Linux build

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Mon, 18 Sep 2000 08:59:33 +0200

> I presumed that /usr/local/lib would be on the default search path
> for shared libraries. Bad assumption I guess.

On Linux, having /usr/local/lib in the search path is quite
common. The default search path is defined in /etc/ld.so.conf. What
distribution are you using? Perhaps somebody forgot to run
/sbin/ldconfig after installing the tcl library? Does tclsh find it?