wrw at mac
Aug 9, 2012, 8:06 AM
Post #2 of 2
On Aug 9, 2012, at 10:38 AM, David Thomas <dthomas86 [at] me> wrote:
> Im looking to upgrade my Mac to 10.8 and I'm worried if Python and IDLE may not run on it.
> When I try to run this command in Terminal: python -m idlelib.idle
> I can not launch IDLE which comes bundled on Mac. On Lion it's been fine but I've tried it on my friend's copy of Mountain Lion and it will not work.
It is almost certainly because on your friend's ML system the Python being invoked is still Apple's installation in /System/Library/Frameworks. If you download and install the default 2.7 from python.org (which will go in /Library/Frameworks…) it will work. I just tested your command and it works fine on my ML system. If you want, I'll send you my python path off line.