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Re^5: status of perl/tk?

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 25, 2012 at 05:51 UTC ( #1010253=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: status of perl/tk?
in thread status of perl/tk?

Unfortunately it looks like I would have to compile tcl from source to get a version recent enough to work (wants 9.0, ubuntu currently has 8.5).

Not only that, you'll have to compile some TCL modules too

;) Unfortunate? Yeah, a lot of people say stupid stuff like this -- I've been saying it for decade -- building your own GUI toolkit (Prima) is much harder :)

Even if I was willing to do that, I don't think my users would be.

If you don't want your users to jump through hoops (good idea), then distribute binaries good buddy :) http://citrusperl.com//http://cavapackager.com/

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