Help - my Tkinter is broken

Miki Tebeka miki.tebeka at
Sun Oct 3 13:08:20 CEST 2004

Hello Francesco,

> > 3) Thinking that the compilation process is looking for tk and tcl under 
> > /usr/local/lib, I created symlinks there to /usr/lib/tcl-8.4 and 
> > /usr/lib/tk-8.4, and then repeated step 2.  Still no
> Last time I compiled python on Linux (it was the 1.6 ) in order to include
> statically Tkinter (or other modules), you needed to tweak with one file
> in the Setup sub-directory of the source tree. Given the sore state of my
> brain RAM, I can't be more precise than that.
Just uncomment the lines in Modules/Setup that start with _tkinter.

Miki Tebeka <miki.tebeka at>
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