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fedora tkSnack error - "snack::setUseOldObjAPI"

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I would like to use tkSnack through python to manipulate sounds on my fedora 4 system, but I am unable to get the following basic script to run:

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  1. #!/usr/bin/env python
  3. from Tkinter import *
  4. root = Tk()
  6. import tkSnack
  7. tkSnack.initializeSnack(root)
  9. mysnd = tkSnack.Sound()
The following error is produced when the script is run through IDLE:

File "/home/dauser/Desktop/", line 7, in -toplevel-
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/", line 23, in initializeSnack'snack::setUseOldObjAPI')
TclError: invalid command name "snack::setUseOldObjAPI"

The same error occurs when I try to run any of the snack demo python scripts in the 'demos' folder.

I installed snack using the snack2.2.9.tar.gz tarball.

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.
Nov 13 '05 #1
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Did you ever get this solved? I'm having the same error on Mac OS X and just trying to figure out if I screwed up the installation somewhere.
Apr 21 '07 #2

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FYI - I think I solved this by downloading Active TCL and installing it (I also downloaded Active Python at the same time, but I think the real solution was getting all the TCL libraries on my machine). Again, I was on a Mac Book Pro running OS X 10.4.1 or so.
Apr 21 '07 #3

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