[Tkinter-discuss] TkAqua question

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Sat Dec 22 15:45:31 CET 2007

Michael O'Donnell wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I distribute a Python/Tkinter application, on Macintosh and Windows.
>  A recurring problem is that Tkinter on Mac assumes the TKAqua libraries
> are resident on the machine, and that these libraries are version 8.4.
> On MacOSX 1.3 this is not so, so I tell my users to install TclTkAqua8.4.10
> from the sourceforge repository.
> Fine. But now I have a PPC Mac user running OSX 10.4 who has installed
> the latest version of TkAqua, 8.5, for other reasons, and now Tkinter
> doesn't
> work.
> What I want to do to fix all these problems is to include the TclTkAqua 8.4
> libraries in my distribution, and tell Tkinter where it should look for the
> libraries.
> Is this possible?
> Mick

Just include the Tk-Aqua frameworks in your application package with 
py2app. This is how I distribute my Tkinter application on the Mac.

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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