Re: Tcl/Tk plans for Squeeze
Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> Currently we have three different releases of Tcl/Tk: 8.3, 8.4 and 8.5
> with major differences among them (e.g. 8.3 is not thread-enabled, 8.5
> has a new theme-enabled Tk, etc.). A new pre-release version 8.6
> is already in experimental, too.
> This is a mess we need to reduce.
Very much agreed.
> Dropping 8.3 will require migrating old strict rev-dep packages
> to the new policy and possibly patching for using a modern Tcl (default
> or 8.4 at least). Eventually, some packages will be dropped, because too ancient.
> Let them to go.
What's the status of dropping 8.3 aka what still needs to be done to
make that happen?