homebrew 2.3 install on RedHat9 not playing nice with Tkinter

Martin Franklin mfranklin1 at gatwick.westerngeco.slb.com
Tue Sep 2 11:41:02 CEST 2003


On Tuesday 02 September 2003 5:51 am, Anthony Baxter wrote:
> >>> Martin Franklin wrote
> >
> > Red Hat Linux: Red Hat 9 built Python2.2 in UCS-4 mode and hacked
> >         Tcl to support it. To compile Python2.3 with Tkinter, you will
> >         need to pass --enable-unicode=ucs4 flag to ./configure.
> >
> > Which I did and now _tkinter.so is building  of the box
> > so in answer to OP read the README;-)
>
> Note that this will "work", but the resulting tk applications will leak
> memory like a sieve.
>

Thanks Anthony, I looked at your site a few minutes after sending my reply..  
Indeed if the OP wants to use tk 8.3 then he should use your RPM's

I was kind of pushing him into updrading Tk at the same time as Python...


Cheers,
Martin









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