Does Anybody Know How To Get Tkinter Working??

Bernhard Herzog bh at
Sun Nov 25 13:45:26 CET 2001

Ben Ocean <zope at> writes:

> I just configured Tcl--itworks--and I went to configure tk (both latest
> stable distros) on my RH71 box and ran into all sorts of errors on
> *make*. Both installations are in /usr/lib and I'm in as root. It exits
> with Error 1. Here's how the errors start:
> [root at hermes unix]# make
> gcc -pipe -c -O -D__NO_STRING_INLINES -D__NO_MATH_INLINES -Wall
> -Wconversion -Wno-implicit-int -fPIC -I/usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix
> -I/usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix/../generic -I/usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix/../bitmaps
> -I/usr/lib/tcl8.4a3/generic  -DHAVE_UNISTD_H=1 -DHAVE_LIMITS_H=1
> /usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix/../generic/tk3d.c
> In file included from /usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix/../generic/tkInt.h:21,
>                   from /usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix/../generic/tk3d.h:18,
>                   from /usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix/../generic/tk3d.c:16:
> /usr/lib/tk8.4a3/unix/../generic/tk.h:83: X11/Xlib.h: No such file or directory

I don't have any Red Hat system here, but you probably just have to
install the X development package. I don't know what it's called on RH,



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