ANNOUNCE: tclpython-2.0.1

Jean-Luc Fontaine jfontain at
Sun Mar 18 21:00:09 CET 2001

### CHANGES ###

--- version 2.0.1 ---

errors from Python were not always caught and properly reported to the
  Tcl interpreter
tclpython2 binary rpm was wrongly compiled against another
  installation on my computer, which caused string I/O module loading
  failure and a core dump

### README ###

tclpython version 2.0.1: a Python package for Tcl

This package allows the execution of Python code from a Tcl
interpreter, as in:

    package require tclpython
    # or: package require tclpython2
    set interpreter [python::interp new]
    $interpreter eval {print("Hello World")}
    python::interp delete $interpreter

You can actually create several Python interpreters this way, if the
tclpython package was linked against a Python library compiled with
threads support, otherwise only 1 Python interpreter can exist at a

Use the tclpython2 if you are using Python 2.0 or above.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License as
published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of


you may find it now at my homepage:

Enjoy and please let me know what you think.

Jean-Luc Fontaine  mailto:jfontain at

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