[Pythonmac-SIG] Tkinter apps hang upon quitting

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Wed Jul 23 00:38:05 CEST 2008

Leonardo Santagada wrote:
> On 22/07/2008, at 19:24, Kevin Walzer wrote:
>> Tk 8.5 was released last December, and is a big improvement over Tk 
>> 8.4. However, Python's binary distributions (for Mac and Windows, 
>> anyway) still link against Tk 8.4.x.
>> There's nothing to prevent you from doing your own build of Python 
>> with Tk 8.5. That's what I've done. However, upping the "default 
>> version" of Tk is actually a pretty big deal in the Python world, and 
>> likely won't be done officially until Python 2.6.
> Yes but I remember reading somewhere that tkinter (at least the version 
> that comes with python 2.5) had some problems with Tk 8.5, are you using 
> a tkinter package from svn, or did you merge back those changes to your 
> build or python?

I'm just building Python 2.5.2 against Tk 8.5.3. I'm not sure what 
problems Tkinter itself had. It works fine for me.

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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