[Python-Dev] RELEASED Python 2.6.2

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Wed Apr 15 22:58:44 CEST 2009

In article <rowen-EDC16C.13470815042009 at news.gmane.org>,
 "Russell E. Owen" <rowen at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> I see the Mac binary installer isn't out yet (at least it is not listed 
> on the downloads page). Any chance that it will be compatible with 3rd 
> party Tcl/Tk?
> Most recent releases have not been; the only way I know to make a 
> compatible build is to build the installer on a machine that already has 
> a 3rd party Tcl/Tk installed; the resulting binary is then compatible 
> with both 3rd party versions of Tcl/Tk and also with Apple's ancient 
> built in version.

Thanks for the reminder.  FWIW, that issue has recently been documented 
and there is a patch for the build script to ensure that the 3rd party 
Tcl/Tk is present during the installer build.  I don't think it made it 
into the 2.6.2 source tree, though.


 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org

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