Newbie - ? get IDLE going on cygwin

David J. Braden dbraden at invalid.add
Thu Sep 14 05:58:20 CEST 2006


Jason Tishler wrote:
> Dave,
> 
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 03:33:01PM +0000, David J. Braden wrote:
>> I can now confirm that, yes, IDLE pops up w/o menus under cygwin.
> 
> You should be able to workaround this problem by executing idle with the
> "-n" option:
> 
>     $ idle -n
> 
> Jason
> 

Worked great. This "exercise" has also raised my comfort level with the 
whole endeavor. To get rebaseall going, I was told to install the 
*entire* cygwin package. Good time to paint a couple of rooms, clean the 
gutters, ... But that install, plus your last suggestion, have me 
further along, to be sure. I am really impressed by the number of tools 
out there that work with, or were developed specifically for, Python.

Regards,
DaveB - /not/ a professional programmer. Just a very well-trained nerd.



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