[Pythonmac-SIG] ANN: py2app 0.1.8

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Fri Mar 18 22:26:37 CET 2005

Dave Opstad wrote:
> Well, the good news is that I was able to build and launch my app with 0.1.8
> where I wasn't with 0.1.7 (see my posting to this list on March 7). On my
> development system I double-click the app and it launches and runs fine.
> The bad news, though, is that the app doesn't launch on a system that
> doesn't have Tcl already installed, even though the Tcl framework got
> correctly bundled in the app itself. The same error ("Can't find a usable
> init.tcl") is happening as I described back on the 7th. I checked, and the
> init.tcl is indeed in the Tcl.framework within the app's Contents directory.
> Any ideas what could be causing it to not find the init.tcl bundled in the
> app?

I have occasionally run into a similar problem with py2app'd Tkinter 
programs. Unfortunately I haven't had the time to track it down and 
submit a bug report. I believe the culprit is a missing symlink in the 
included Tcl.framework.

Robert Kern
rkern at ucsd.edu

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