Python and TCL (Tkinter) problem

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Wed Feb 2 18:26:46 CET 2000

Ralph Kopp wrote:
> I have an problem with python and tcl8.1 and I hope somebody can help me

> TclError: Can't find a usable init.tcl in the following directories:
>  This probably means that Tcl wasn't installed properly.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tkinter as distributed with Python 1.5.2 does *not* work with
Tk 8.1 and later.  either use 8.0.5, or get patches from here:


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