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Author terry.reedy
Recipients ned.deily, ronaldoussoren, sm1979, terry.reedy
Date 2017-12-30.20:18:38
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The Mac issue is the inability to add .xyz directories to the home directory.  You can test a fix by entering 'mkdir .idlerc' at the terminal prompt.

The IDLE issue is that IDLE quits when it cannot create .idlerc. In this respect, this is a duplicate of #8231.  That this can happen after what seemed like a 'normal' install (on a home machine?) gives me a bit more impetus to work on that issue.
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