[Python-Dev] RELEASED Python 2.6.2

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Sat Apr 18 01:13:34 CEST 2009


In article <rowen-E2F734.15471117042009 at news.gmane.org>,
 "Russell E. Owen" <rowen at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> In article <nad-304E10.20284516042009 at news.gmane.org>,
>  Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:
> > In article <DD982BD4-02AB-4395-AFEE-CD3D0EEB7926 at u.washington.edu>,
> >  Russell Owen <rowen at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> > > I installed the Mac binary on my Intel 10.5.6 system and it works,  
> > > except it still uses Apple's system Tcl/Tk 8.4.7 instead of my  
> > > ActiveState 8.4.19 (which is in /Library/Frameworks where one would  
> > > expect).
> > > 
> > > I just built python from source and that version does use ActiveState  
> > > 8.4.19.
> > > 
> > > I wish I knew what's going on. Not being able to use the binary  
> > > distros is a bit of a pain.
> > 
> > You're right, the tkinter included with the 2.6.2 installer is not 
> > linked properly:
> > 
> > Is:
> > $ cd /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6
> > $ cd lib/python2.6/lib-dynload
> > $ otool -L _tkinter.so 
> > _tkinter.so:
> >    /System/Library/Frameworks/Tcl.framework/Versions/8.4/Tcl 
> > (compatibility version 8.4.0, current version 8.4.0)
> >    /System/Library/Frameworks/Tk.framework/Versions/8.4/Tk 
> > (compatibility version 8.4.0, current version 8.4.0)
> >    /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib [...]
> > 
> > should be:
> > _tkinter.so:
> >    /Library/Frameworks/Tcl.framework/Versions/8.4/Tcl (compatibility 
> > version 8.4.0, current version 8.4.19)
> >    /Library/Frameworks/Tk.framework/Versions/8.4/Tk (compatibility 
> > version 8.4.0, current version 8.4.19)
> >    /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib [...]
> 
> Just for the record, when I built Python 2.6 from source I got the 
> latter output (the desired result).
> 
> If someone can point me to instructions I'm willing to try to make a 
> binary installer and make it available (though I'd much prefer to debug 
> the standard installer).

I suspect Ronald will be fixing this in the standard installer soon.

-- 
 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org




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