TclError: Can't find a usable init.tcl

Kiss, Arpad AKiss at GEOMETRIA.hu
Mon Aug 2 16:52:30 CEST 1999


Hi,
Tcl8.1 and Tk8.1 are not compatible with Python 1.5. There is a patch to
solve this. You may find a link to this patch in the python-list
archive.
Arpad Kiss

Rolf Wester <WESTER at ilt.fhg.de> wrote in message
news:<37A5A1BA.77BDF2B3 at ilt.fhg.de>...
> Hi,
> 
> I installed Tcl8.1, Tk8.1 and Python1.5. Trying
> 
> tk=Tkinter.Tk()
> 
> 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.
> 
> Rolf
> 
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