Off topic: Re: 1st install on Linux (RH 7.0) I hit a snaggg !!!

Chris Nelson fimafeng at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 21 11:16:19 CET 2001


Adam DePrince wrote:

> Chris Nelson wrote:
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>> bowman wrote:
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>>> Chris Nelson <fimafeng at yahoo.com> wrote in message
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>>> news:3A93280C.2080802 at yahoo.com...
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>>>> "Tkinter-2.0-8.0-3 requires libtcl8.0.so"
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>>>> "Tkinter-2.0-8.0-3 requires libtk8.0.so"
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>>>> I show the following RPMs as beeing installed...
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>>>> tcl 8.3.1-46
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>>>> tcl 8.2.0-46
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>>>> tk  8.3.1-46
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>>> welcome to rpm hell. tcl8.0 is not tcl8.3. unless you have some
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>>> dependencies, you might remove the 8.3 rpms and install 8.0. I don't know if
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>>> the problems were resolved, but there were some issues with 8.3 that caused
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>>> people building packages that required tcl/tk to revert back to 8.0. rpm's
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>>> are fine things, but they imply your machine has all the bits and pieces
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>>> that the build machine had, which is not always the case.
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>> I removed the 8.3 libraries (even though it said there were
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>> dependencies..installed the 8.0.5 series of tcl and tk....and TKinter
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>> installed all right. I was goint to then upgrade the 8.0's back to 8.3
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>> but I got the warning about those libraries mentioned above so I decided
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>> to wait.
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>> BTW.. How do I start the IDLE in Linux???
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> At risk of going off topic for this group, but you mentioned that you
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> use Redhat 7.0
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> I belive IDLE is an optional part of the RedHat install (well, its on my
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> machine, I run RH7, and it lives in /usr/bin, not the place my installed
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> goodies go, so I guess it comes w/ RH7).  If you have the space, select
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> the "everything" option during your install. 
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> Adam DePrince
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> Starmedia Network Inc.
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> zlib.decompress('x\332KLI\314\325KI-(\312\314KNu(.I,\312MM\311L\324K\316\317\005\000\221\331\012s')

Does the BeOsPython distrivution contain an IDLE for 2.0? I just 
installed it so I was curious how to access it if it were included




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