python3 on mac-mavericks (was trying idle)

Rustom Mody rustompmody at
Fri Oct 17 03:08:36 CEST 2014

On Friday, October 17, 2014 3:48:20 AM UTC+5:30, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 16Oct2014 06:29, rusi  wrote:
> >On Thursday, October 9, 2014 2:56:56 PM UTC+5:30, Terry Reedy wrote:
> >> One may have to install activestate tkc/tk on mac, depending on osx
> >> version.  This page has details:
> >>
> >Ok Ive some more information:
> >The people in the audience using macs are using mavericks
> >Whats the best way to setup python3 for that?
> >I remember seeing some two different repos (if that what they are called
> >in mac-land) for python. With some different tradeoffs which I dont understand.

> I use MacPorts. Also popular are Brew and Fink. You can even use them all at 
> once; they install to separate trees.

Ok and is the MacPorts python3 one monolithic package or a bunch of separate
ones (like debian/ubuntu) for core-python, tkinter, idle etc?

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