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ActiveState Perl 5.16 and TK

by welle (Beadle)
on Feb 02, 2013 at 13:10 UTC ( #1016709=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
welle has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello monks

It is known that ActiveState Perl 5.16 doesn't have direct support for TK. Before I downgrade my installation or change to another distribution, I'd like to know if somebody has been able to run scripts with TK with the ActiveState Perl 5.16 distribution. I have read here where it is stated that it was possible to have TK installed on 5.14. The same seems not to apply for 5.16. Any suggestions? Switching to TKX is not an option, as all my codes use TK...

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Re: ActiveState Perl 5.16 and TK
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Feb 02, 2013 at 14:58 UTC

    Yes. The latest Tk from cpan built (noisily) and tested (mostly) successfully and installed for AS 5.16.1 (64-bit) (using MSVC).


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Re: ActiveState Perl 5.16 and TK
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 02, 2013 at 21:53 UTC
Re: ActiveState Perl 5.16 and TK
by GrandFather (Cardinal) on Feb 15, 2013 at 08:30 UTC

    I've just used the GUI PPM to install Tk 804.029 from Bribes. Under Edit|Preferences 'Add' an entry for Bribes with the URL http://www.bribes.org/perl/ppm.

    True laziness is hard work
      I've just used the GUI PPM to install Tk 804.029 from Bribes

      Bribes is back ?
      That's great news - it was missing for quite a while and I was starting to think that it might be gone permanently.

      Cheers,
      Rob
      There is also http://www.bribes.org/perl/ppm64, that's what I needed for my Windows 7 64-bit version. The other was showing 0 packages available. :-)

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