PyGTK - 1.5.2 not 2.1

Adam 'Vonlia' Seyfarth adam.seyfarth at
Sun Aug 26 00:44:31 CEST 2001

On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:

> On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Adam 'Vonlia' Seyfarth wrote:
> > Hi python people -
> > 	I was trying to find a gfx package for Python, and I tried it.
> > I have python aliased to /usr/local/bin/python2.1 and running python on
> > their examples said it couldn't find the module gtk.  But after
> > unalias-ing it, they worked, and it is cool!  I would rather use
> > Python2.1 if I can, but I don't use it's features, so I don't care much.
> > But, do other people use PyGTK with 2.1?
> Back in November 2000 a very similar question was asked on the PyGTK mailing
> list, except it was with Python 2.0. The answer was basically "recompile it
> with the newer version of Python". Try that and see if it works.

After it didn't work the first time, I immediately recompiled.  ie, I
did ./configure; make; sudo make install again and it still didn't work.

> OTOH, it may be that the PyGTK libraries only exist in your Python 1.5
> site-packages directory. Check that, but I suggest the recompile.

I imagine that's what it is.  Sorry for my ignorance, but how do I check

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