Python without X11?

Henry S. Thompson ht@inf.ed.ac.uk
Tue Apr 5 13:17:32 GMT 2022


test test via Cygwin writes:

> I was wondering if it is possible to compile Python so that it would
> not use X11 at all? I have a small program that uses tkinter but
> would like to run it without having a dependency to X11. I have
> managed to compile Tcl/Tk that doesn't need X server but how to
> manage the same with Python?

May not be quite what you want, but I have a Windows Python2.7 plus
Windows Tkinter/tcl/tk application that still works just fine.  You
could try installing a Windows Python 3 and Tkinter/tcl/tk, assuming
there is such a thing...

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