NEWBIE: Setting WinNT python to point to my tcl DLL
kernr at mail.ncifcrf.gov
Thu Aug 19 12:45:08 EDT 1999
On Thu, 19 Aug 1999 09:43:13 -0500, "Ron A. Zajac"
<zajac at nortelnetworks.com> wrote:
>Dear Python Anciens,
> I've installed the latest Python on my WinNT system, but declined the
>Tk install, since I already have tcl/Tk8.1.1 on my system. It appears
>to be the case I need to point the system to my current tcl/Tk install,
>however. "IDLE" can't find "tcl80.dll" which, of course, doesn't exist.
> Where can I make this change so IDLE can find the relevant DLL?
You can't. IDLE itself isn't searching for tcl80.dll; the _tkinter
extension module is. Someone *might* have Windows binaries of
_tkinter.pyd that link with TCL/TK 8.1.1, but you probably won't have
My suggestion is to install TCL/TK 8.0.x from the Python installer. I
don't know what uninstallation you would have to do beforehand,
though. Do you really need TCL/TK 8.1.1 instead of 8.0.x?
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