TclError: Can't find a usable init.tcl

Rolf Wester WESTER at
Mon Aug 2 15:48:42 CEST 1999


I installed Tcl8.1, Tk8.1 and Python1.5. Trying


I get the error message
TclError: Can't find a usable init.tcl in the following directories:

This probably means that Tcl wasn't installed properly.

The directory list which is searched for init.tcl is obviously empty. My
init.tcl is in the directory /usr/local/lib/tcl8.1. How can I make
Python to search in this directory?

I would be very appreciative for help.


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