Martin v. Loewis
26 Nov 2002 23:15:04 +0100
Guido van Rossum <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> _tkinter.c now includes <tclInt.h>. I don't seem to have this file,
> even though I installed Tcl/Tk 8.4.1. Thus, the _tkinter won't
> build. How can this be?
On SuSE, it is installed as part of the tcl-devel package. It is an
internal header, though, so it appears not to be universally
I need it to implement the type checks, as it declares symbols like
tclBooleanType. Unfortunately, Tcl developers appear to consider this
Fortunately, they offer a lookup-by-name operation to find types,
which is now used in _tkinter.c 1.133. For efficiency, I cache the
lookup of the relevant types.