[Mageia-discuss] python2.7 and idlelib

Paul Simon psimon at sonic.net
Mon Nov 5 20:59:04 CET 2012

"AL13N" <alien at rmail.be> wrote in message 
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> Op zondag 4 november 2012 16:26:26 schreef Paul Simon:
>> "Funda Wang" <fundawang at gmail.com> wrote in
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>> Try `urpmq -l tkinter`
>> 2012/11/5 Paul Simon <psimon at sonic.net>
>> I've just started moving a python project from mageia 1 to mageia 3 and 
>> have
>> found that the idlelib and lib-tk directories are missing from
>> /usr/lib/python2.7.   I'm surprised it hasn't been found before as 
>> idle.py
>> isn't installed and it's dependency on tk isn't either.  Can we get a 
>> fixup
>> for this?  I'm just a user and don't know how to repair this.
>> Paul Simon
>> ---------------------
>> "no package named tkinter"
>> Paul S.
> why not just search for idle.py files?
> "urpmf idle.py"
> that lists packages that contain this file
Thanks to both of you for your help.  It often helps to ask for help which 
then leads to new thinking.  I added <all> media to update, loaded 493 
packages and there it was.

Thanks again,

Paul Simon 

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