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Old 05-13-2013, 10:52 AM   #1
richardh1970
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tcl 8.6 [solved]


I'm not sure if this is the correct forum in which to enquire about package versions - but I was wondering when we could expect tcl 8.6 to appear in the official slackware packages? I am trying to learn tcl at the moment and I have inferred that 8.6 is an appreciable step forward from 8.5.

Thanks, R.

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Old 05-13-2013, 01:01 PM   #2
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You could compile yourself which is quite easy (better still using modified slackbuild from official slackware source tree: ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/slackware/s...nt/source/tcl/ )

But you can use a whole bundle with many bateries included from here: http://www.activestate.com/activetcl/downloads

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Old 05-14-2013, 05:19 AM   #3
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richardh1970, you got it. tcl-8.6 is in -current now.
 
Old 05-22-2013, 04:06 AM   #4
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witek: I could do, but I tend to reserve slackbuilds for packages which are not provided by slackware and wait patiently for the main repository to catch up with new releases.

feyfre: Many thanks! I'll take a look over the weekend.

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