Configuring Python for Tcl/Tk in UNIX
marshalc at carleton.edu
Mon Jun 29 16:28:07 CEST 2009
My goal is to use Tkinter on a ScientificLinux machine for a GUI I wrote. I installed Python 2.6.2, then built Tcl and Tk 8.5.7 from source. The final step is to configure Python 2.6 to run Tk. When I use the "make" command in the Python 2.6.2 directory, all is well until it tries to built _tkinter.so. I get an error as follows:
*** WARNING: renaming "_tkinter" since importing it failed: libtk8.5.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory.
Failed to build the following modules:
I cannot use the default install location of /usr/bin, so I am trying to install into another directory. I line-by-line edited the setup.py file to point to the proper directory and I get the same error.
Has anyone had a similar problem?
Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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