Problem with python bindings

Phil Longstaff plongstaff at
Mon Apr 6 12:33:38 EDT 2009

On April 6, 2009 08:37:31 am Derek Atkins wrote:
> hi,
> Quoting Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at>:
> > I'm running into a compilation problem with the python bindings.
> >
> > gnucash_core.c is looking for tcl.h using the line "#include <tcl.h>". 
> > On my distro (kubuntu 9.04 beta), the tcl8.4-dev package puts tcl.h into
> > /usr/include/tcl8.4/tcl.h.  I don't see that the python-bindings Makefile
> > system allows for alternative paths to that file.
> What do you get from: pkg-config --cflags tcl
> > Phil
> -derek

phil at phil-laptop:~/gnucash2/trunk/src/optional/python-bindings$ pkg-config --
cflags tcl
Package tcl was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `tcl.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'tcl' found

My tcl8.4-dev package doesn't have a .pc file.


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