[Python-Dev] Testing tkinter on Linux

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 06:35:36 CEST 2015

On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 2:20 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> None of the linux buildbots run with X enabled.  Consequently none of the
> tkinter (or tkinter user) gui tests are run on Linux.  It was thus pointed
> out to me, during discussion of using ttk widgets in Idle, that we do not
> really know if ttk works on the variety of Linux systems (beyond the one
> Serhiy uses) and that I should look into this.

If it helps, my buildbot has full GUI services, so if there's a simple
way to tell it to run the GUI tests every time, they should pass.


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