IDLE and Tkinter

Randall Hopper aa8vb at
Mon Mar 6 14:18:57 CET 2000

tf at
 |On Mon, Mar 06, 2000 at 06:56:40AM -0500, Randall Hopper wrote:
 |> The solution on most OSs is to compile in the path to libtk.  On other OSs,
 |> you're responsible for adding that directory into the system ldconfig path.
 |> Send us your OS and folks on the list can figure out which it is.
 |I use Linux (Debian 2.1).  my "send" finger was a bit
 |twitchy--neglected to include that in the first post...

:-)  I know what you mean.

A quick Dejanews search reveals that on Debian Linux, you probably just
want to include /usr/local/lib (assuming that's where libtk lives) in
/etc/ and run 'ldconfig' as root.  

(Or you can rebuild Python with an rpath, but that's more work.)

Randall Hopper
aa8vb at

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