Bug 78733 - PyGTK 0.6.x is not installable
PyGTK 0.6.x is not installable
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pygtk2 (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2002-11-28 08:41 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.99.14-1
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Last Closed: 2003-05-20 00:30:06 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-28 08:41:08 EST
It's not possible to have both PyGTK 0.6.x and 1.99.x installed at the same time.

It's fixed in PyGTK 1.99.13 (and 0.6.11) by the helper module pygtk.

So instead of doing:
import gtk
Everyone should do:
import pygtk
pygtk.require('2.0') # or 1.2
import gtk

And it will not break old apps, since pygtk installs a .pth file which will add
the old path to the python path.

It's very important that this bug gets fixed ASAP, because all old applications
using PyGTK 0.6.x are broken without PyGTK 1.99.13.
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2003-05-20 00:30:06 EDT
RHL 9 has 1.99.14

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