Broken 1.5.2 installation? Missing cw3215mt.dll

Cameron Laird claird at Starbase.NeoSoft.COM
Sun Jun 13 15:59:16 CEST 1999

In article <37611D32.47BED973 at>,
Ivan Van Laningham  <ivanlan at> wrote:
>I've just been installing Python/Tcl/PyWin/Win32All/blah blah on several
>Win machines (95/98/NTW/NTS) over the past several days.  It's a long
>story (soon to be a major motion picture starring Mel Gibson), but
>suffice it to say that in *every* case IDLE refused to run out of the
>box.  All that was required, though, was to update PATH to include the
>Python directory, the Tcl directory and the Tcl/bin directory.  I've
>also installed Python/Tcl on my three Linux machines--RH5.2 and
>RH6.0-SMP--but I didn't have to fiddle with anything at all in order to
>get IDLE to run just fine.  Of course, Python and Tcl etc. have been in
>my path permanently for a long time on Linux;-)
>> followups-to-cameron-laird<wink>-ly y'rs  - tim
>I'll gladly follow Cameron around if he's responsible for the install;-)
I regard installation as comparable to sanitation services
(garbage removal) in the real world:  an enormous enabler
of comfort, theoretically inchoate, culturally underappre-
ciated--and not my specialty.  My ignorance about
installation is even more massive than the one I have about
art, for truly all I know about installation is what works
for me.

My personal belief, in fact, is that there are *no* experts
in installation.  It's turtles all the way, for everyone
I've asked seems to have a mentor whom he trusts beyond his
own experience.  Elementary graph theory questions how this
embeds in a finite population, but all I can do is report
my own observations.

I don't know off-hand who's responsible for Tk installations.
If you want to track down the guilty parties, I'll be happy
to help.  In regard to Python, of course, The Guido knows all.

Cameron Laird 
claird at      +1 281 996 8546 FAX

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