[Tkinter-discuss] want to build Python with Tkinter on Linux

Tim Jones timj at tolisgroup.com
Mon Mar 21 23:25:41 CET 2011

As I mentioned, you would need to provide the same --prefix for the TCL/TK build as well.

I build in this order:


They are all built with "configure --prefix=/home/secureuser" (secureuser is a sandbox user on my systems).


On Mar 21, 2011, at 2:42 PM, Kevin Buchs wrote:

> Tim,
> Thanks for your reply. This will handle the Python install path. But I can't get Python to build with Tkinter.
> - Kevin Buchs
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Tim Jones <timj at tolisgroup.com> wrote:
> I use custom locations all the time - have you tried the "--prefix=" setting for configure?
> 	./configure --prefix=/home/secureuser/
> That would put everything into /home/secureuser/lib/ and /home/secureuser/bin/.  Just be aware that all of the peojects need the same prefix setting.
> Tim

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