[Python-Dev] building Tcl/Tk to deploy on other platforms?

chris cdcasey at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 23:42:30 CET 2008

I built Python 2.5.2 on RedHat3 and wrapped it up with some other
stuff that was deployed on RedHat4. When trying to fire up Idle on
RedHat4, there is an error that states a usable init.tcl cannot be

Python is built on RedHat3 against Tcl/Tk 8.3, so even installing
Tcl/Tk on RedHat4 would not work, as it is 8.4.

I've noticed when Python is installed on Windows, all the necessary
stuff is also installed in the Python25 directory. Is there a similar
way to do this on linux?


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