Request update of TCL and expect packages
Thu Oct 27 18:40:00 GMT 2011
Thank you for the additional information, Marco.
If it is of any assistance to Christopher Faylor, I believe the
tcl/expect and dependent packages have been upgraded on sourceware
<ftp://sourceware.org/pub/cygwinports/portslist.txt>, perhaps the
upgrade will not be that time consuming.
On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Marco Atzeri <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 10/26/2011 6:50 PM, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>> On 25 October 2011 13:37, Craig Miller wrote:
>>> Hello Chris Sutcliffe& Christopher Faylor,
>> Not sure how I can help with this, TCL and expect are cgf's domain.
> After chatting with Craig I dug the archives and
> I presume the main issue is how to upgrade tcl/tk
> and all the packages that depend froms it
> assuming that everything works and nothing is broken.
> The problem was already mentioned long time ago
> and it is one of the most recorrent ones.
> There are currently 19 packages depending from tcltk,
> "brltty" is probably the most sensitive from this point of view.
> The separation of insight from gdb seems one of the key step
> that cgf is taking to solve this long time problem
> but I have no idea wich are the other blocking points.
> About expect Cgf was looking long time ago a volunteer
> so this package will likely wait the tcltk upgrade
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