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Re^2: Tk Package Fails to Make

by BJ_Covert_Action (Beadle)
on Mar 31, 2009 at 15:30 UTC ( #754444=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Tk Package Fails to Make
in thread SOLVED (mostly): Tk Package Fails to Make


I tend to break things when I start jacking around with the contents of files I know nothing about. Since this is a work computer I figured I would behave and play the role of the wide-eyed user afraid to perturb anything....

Any ideas on why it doesn't make though? I did poke through some of the paths and couldn't find the tchar.h file anywhere, which is probably the problem. Do I need this file? Any idea where I could get it?

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Re^3: Tk Package Fails to Make
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 02, 2009 at 09:21 UTC
    Yes you need tchar.h/stdio.h... but you should already have them, they come with strawberryperl
    12K C:\strawberry/c/include/tchar.h 20K C:\strawberry/c/include/stdio.h
      Sure enough they are at those paths. So then, how would I go about making the Tk package recognize that they exist there. Is there some way to manually tell it where to look? Or do I need to just copy and paste them into the paths specified by the fail message I posted above? Thanks in advance.
        Tk doesn't need to recognize them, your compiler does, but you're using strawberryperl, so that shouldn't have been a problem if you're using a recent strawberryperl( like the latest,

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