[Tkinter-discuss] Linux compile Python with (Active)Tcl 8.6

Laura Creighton lac at openend.se
Sun Nov 1 02:30:58 EST 2015

In a message of Sat, 31 Oct 2015 11:52:04 +0200, Aivar Annamaa writes:
>I'm trying to compile Python 3.5.0 on CentOS 6 with Tcl 8.6. I did
>./configure --with-tcltk-includes=I/opt/ActiveTcl-8.6/include
>--with-tcltk-libs=L/opt/ActiveTcl-8.6/libs --prefix=/home/aivar/localpython
>After installing, IDLE -> Help -> About shows me that I'm using Tk 8.5.7.
>What could have gone wrong?

One possibility is that the idle you are getting isn't the one 
that you just made, but a different one on your system, possibly
connected to 2.7


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