Configuring Python for Tk on Mac

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Fri Jan 21 18:08:46 EST 2005

Craig Ringer <craig at> wrote:
> I've just checked the OSX 10.3 machine here, and it fails to import
> tkinter there too. I'd say Apple just don't build Python with Tk
> support.

No idea about any 10.2, sorry, but on 10.3 that's not the problem: Tk
support is there alright, it's Tcl/Tk which _isn't_.  Get MacPython, its
PackageManager will explain where to get Tcl/Tk Aqua from, as a prereq
for Tkinter and IDLE!


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