'This sound familiar to any Tk-on-Win expert? (was: tkinter

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Mon Aug 19 05:06:50 CEST 2002

[Grayson, John]
> I remember going through this scenario around 6 years, or so, ago.
> At that time the cause was binary distributions of Tcl/Tk and/or
> Python built with Borland being used to build Python in a VC++
> environment. Symptom was to get an access violation when you exited.
> It was highly repeatable...
> I have not being following all of this thread, but has Python and
> Tcl/Tk been built in the same development environment? (i.e. build
> everything from scratch)

The PythonLabs Windows installer ships Tcl/Tk files verbatim as extracted
from what used to be available as tcl83.exe from


We didn't compile any of it ourselves.  The PLabs Python for Windows is
compiled with MSVC 6.

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