[Pythonmac-SIG] tkinter on aqua? // pyhtonlauncher useful?
Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl
Wed Oct 15 09:17:02 EDT 2003
On Wednesday, October 15, 2003, at 05:04 AM, helloleo wrote:
> hi there
> i'm new to the list and new to macpython.
> two things i don't understand:
> - downloaded macpython and tried one of the tkinter demo. the don't
> work. do
> i have to download tkinter seperatly? does tkinter runs under aqua?
Yes. But the good news is you can download it through the
And while it (the Package Manager) can't download and install AquaTk
(which you also need) it does know that it's missing and point you to
> - on my mac are three python binaries in different locations. which one
> should i bind to pythonlauncher? is pythonlauncher a useful utility?
/usr/local/bin/python is a symlink to
and these are the normal Python interpreter that comes with MacPython.
a script that runs a slightly different interpreter from that
this is needed to run scripts that use GUI stuff, but it can also be
running normal scripts.
/usr/bin/python is a different beast: this is the python 2.2 that Apple
And PythonLauncher does one thing only: it allows you to double-click
in the Finder. If you never do that that forget about PythonLauncher.
Jack Jansen, <Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl>, http://www.cwi.nl/~jack
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