tclsh - try command

cyg Simple cygsimple@gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 21:38:00 GMT 2016


On 3/24/2016 10:42 AM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> From: cyg Simple 
>> Dear list,
>>
>> I'm thinking of using TCL for a development program I'm spearheading.
>> The documentation for TCL http://www.tcl.tk/man/tcl/TclCmd/try.htm show
>> that this is available and I need to use it.  But with Cygwin's version
>> I get the following.  Why isn't it available?
>>
>> <code interpreter="tclsh">
>> % try {
>> echo "abc"
>> } on error {
>> puts "error"
>> }
>> </code>
>> <result>
>> invalid command name "try"
>> </result>
>>
>> --
>> cyg Simple
> 
> Looking at http://www.tcl.tk/man/
> it appears that "try" was new with version 8.6,
> but Cygwin's version is 8.5:
> 
> $ tclsh
> % info tcl
> 8.5
> %
> 

Thanks, Ken.  Building 8.6 from source now.  That did resolve this issue.

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