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Re: Interest in "native" Tcl/Tk/Expect/Itcl/... packages?

On Oct 15 16:11, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Corinna schrieb:
> > On Oct 15 09:31, Jean-Sebastien Trottier wrote:
> >> On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 01:06:10PM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> >> > Jean-Sebastien schrieb:
> >> > 
> >> > > Of course, I don't mind becoming maintainer for these packages...
> >> > 
> >> > > I just want to know if there's actual interest for this, or else I'll
> >> > > stop wasting my time...
> >> > 
> >> > > Let me know what you think.
> >> > 
> >> > Yes, +1 from me.  There are packages out there depending on Cygwin and
> >> > non Cygwin TCL/TK versins, would be really great to have this as
> >> > official version.
> >> 
> >> A quick list would be great... we'll need to figure out if we need both
> >> the Cygwin and non-Cygwin versions...
> > The Tcl GUI version of GDB, insight, relies on Tcl/Tk for Cygwin with
> > the native GUI.  Not everybody who wants to debug using insight wants
> > to install X.  It makes sense to me to have both Tcl/Tk versions 
> > available.
> Maybe it is possible to install the DLLs as modules and load them during
> runtime without having them in the PATH?  So GDB could come with its own
> private library?

This isn't a Windows only implementation.  Insight works with the X
version of Tcl/Tk on other platforms.  So what you need is a generic
solution which pleases the insight maintainers.  They won't have the
same set of acronyms defined as we have, but I'm pretty sure that works for them, too ;-)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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