tcl, expect, dejagnu

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Wed May 14 02:31:18 PDT 2003


On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 09:30:05AM -0500, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> Greg Schafer wrote:
> 
> >- Why are we installing these 3 packages in Ch 6? I could have sworn I
> >  read that they were in BLFS and thus it was best to leave out of Ch 6.
> >  Anyone who installs tk in BLFS will need to rebuild tcl to get the build
> >  dir again.
> > 
> >
> They are not in the book yet but there is a hint for tcl/tk. The 
> instructions in the hint avoid the need to have the build directory for 
> tcl and tk around when compiling dependent packages.

Shoulda known you'd have a hint for that :-)

(OT)
I s'pose the only downside is that one ends up installing the private TCL
headers that normally don't get installed. But that's no biggie.

Greg
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