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From: justin <jlec@g.o>
Subject: Re: Science Meeting - Status of tcl
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2010 18:22:25 +0100
On 06/12/10 17:14, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 08:52 Mon 06 Dec     , justin wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> the tcl herd is more or less dead. As there a many sci apps which rely
>> on tcl/tk, the question is, how we should deal with this? Contribute,
>> take over...?
>>
>> Lets discuss this.
>>
>> One simple question, I was asked by a user, should the header
>> directories should be somehow generalized?
>>
>> /usr/include/tcl8.5 -> /usr/include/tcl8.5.9
>> /usr/include/tcl8 -> /usr/include/tcl8.5.9
>> /usr/include/tcl -> /usr/include/tcl8.5.9
>>
>> This would simplify cases where the buildsystem has hardcoded paths.
> 
> Don't the directories reflect tcl "ABIs", not just some kind of 
> arbitrary version?
> 

They do as far as I understand. But as we do not slot them, we could
take care with depending on a certain version, if not every version is
suitable.


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