Mac Tkinter install (was Re: Printer support questions)

Jason Scroggins mscroggins at
Thu Mar 23 09:07:50 CET 2000

In article <953762408.262490 at>, kent at
(Kent Polk) wrote:

> On 22 Mar 2000 19:49:58 GMT, Kent Polk wrote:
>>I need to get some modules I wrote running on some lab macs. They
> Speaking of, the Mac installers here tried for several hours to
> get Python 1.5.2 + tkinter installed (I know nothing about Macs).
> I finally convinced them to add lib-tk to the interpreter path,
> and then could be located but it still can't find _tkinter
> (even though the _tkinter library is in the same folder).
> What does it take to intall tkinter on a Mac (the stuff is there,
> Python just can't locate it).  Where does the _tkinter shared
> library go?  (Why isn't this stuff installed correctly in the first
> place?)
> Thanks

You are on the right path. I had exactly the same problem. Just keep adding
to the interpreter path. I can't remember which directory I finally had
success with, but I finally got it to work.

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