Re: Tkinter and OS X 10.3?
From: Michael Hudson (mwh_at_python.net)
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 12:29:44 GMT
email@example.com (Aahz) writes:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Russell E. Owen <email@example.com> wrote:
> >You are almost certainly typing python instead of pythonw at the
> >terminal prompt. This results in exactly the error described. (I'm not
> >sure why there are two commands instead of python doing whatever extra
> >magic pythonw does.)
> I'd guess that pythonw imports more stuff; if you want to run a non-GUI
> application (say in a cron job), that would be wasteful.
pythonw connects to the window server. If there is no window server
(logged in in text mode or via ssh) this could be considered a
disadvantage. I don't know if it's possible to try to connect and do
something sensible if it fails, but given the separatedness of python
& pythonw, I'd guess not.
-- If I had wanted your website to make noise I would have licked my finger and rubbed it across the monitor. -- signature of "istartedi" on slashdot.org