Re: (Too?) many TCL versions in the archive
On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 02:20:43PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 09:37:07PM +0200, Andreas Rottmann wrote:
> > I wonder why we need to have 4(!) (8.0, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4) different
> > versions of the TCL programming environment in the archive. Other
> Because TCL isn't particularly backwards compatible. Certainly, one package
> I maintain (cyrus-imapd 1.5) doesn't build on 8.4. I've managed to bump it
> up to 8.3 (so doing my little part to help) but it won't build with 8.4. I
> don't have the experience to fix the problem - nor the interest level.
... And conversely some packages need 8.4 because they need a
threaded-enabled tcl, e.g. current aolserver.
Francesco P. Lovergine