Help on Tkinter installation

wes weston wweston at att.net
Fri Mar 19 04:02:05 CET 2004


John Slimick wrote:
> Well, thanks to some email and a fair amount of
> time with Mr Google, I found that I needed to
> update the Setup file. 
> 
> (Platform: RH 8.0)
> 
> Prior to this I installed ActiveTCL8.4 .
> 
> So I made what I thought were the appropriate
> changes to the "tkinter" section of Setup, I went up
> a level (to /usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/Python-2.3.2),
> did a "make" and this is what I got:
> 
>    file libtk8.4.so does not exist
> 
> Well, when I do a locate, I find libtk8.4.so
> in
> 
>    /usr/local/ActionTcl/lib/libtk8.4.so
> 
> So I am caught with some kind of path problem.
> 
> Any ideas or suggestions?
> 
> (And thanks to all the respondents so far)
> 
> john slimick
> slimick at pitt.edu
> 
> ============================================================
> 
>>John Slimick wrote:
>>
>>>I want to do a little Tkinter in my 1 credit 
>>>python practicum, but I am having problems
>>>getting everything installed correctly.
>>>A sample of the problem is below:
>>>
>>>
>>>------------------- The python source, test.py ------------------
>>>from graphics import *
>>>
>>>def main():
>>>    win = GraphWin("My Circle", 100, 100)
>>>    c = Circle(Point(50,50), 10)
>>>    c.draw(win)
>>>
>>>main()
>>>
>>>----------- result of $python test.py --------------------------
>>>
>>>Traceback (most recent call last):
>>>  File "test.py", line 1, in ?
>>>    from graphics import *
>>>  File "/home/slimick/cs198/graphics.py", line 85, in ?
>>>    import Tkinter
>>>  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.3/lib-tk/Tkinter.py", line 38, in ?
>>>    import _tkinter # If this fails your Python may not be configured for Tk
>>>  ImportError: No module named _tkinter
>>>
>>>------------result of $locate _tkinter ------------------------------
>>>
>>>/usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/Python-2.3.2/Mac/Build/_dummy_tkinter.mcp
>>>/usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/Python-2.3.2/Mac/Build/_dummy_tkinter.mcp.exp
>>>/usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/Python-2.3.2/Mac/Modules/_dummy_tkinter.c
>>>/usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/Python-2.3.2/Modules/_tkinter.c
>>>/usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/Python-2.3.2/PC/os2vacpp/_tkinter.def
>>>/usr/src/redhat/SOURCES/Python-2.3.2/PCbuild/_tkinter.dsp
>>>
>>>--------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>>I would appreciate any help on this.
>>>
>>>And, thanks in advance
>>>
>>>john slimick
>>>slimick at pitt,edu
>>>university of pittsburgh at bradford
>>
>>john,
>>    Go here:
>>http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2003-September/181603.html
>>wes
>>

Did you follow the link in my last? I just went through
this problem and it worked for me.
wes




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