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Last change on this file since 7ee9849 was 7ee9849, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 18 years ago

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY tcl-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/tcl/tcl&tcl-version;-src.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY tcl-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.us.xemacs.org/pub/tcl/tcl8_4/tcl&tcl-version;-src.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY tcl-size "3.4 MB">
10<!ENTITY tcl-buildsize "34 MB">
11<!ENTITY tcl-time "0.33 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="tcl" xreflabel="Tcl-&tcl-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="tcl.html"?>
20<title>Tcl-&tcl-version;</title>
21<indexterm zone="tcl"><primary
22sortas="a-Tcl">Tcl</primary></indexterm>
23
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>Tcl</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>Tcl</application> package contains the Tool Command
29Language, a robust general-purpose scripting language.</para>
30
31<sect3><title>Package information</title>
32<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
33<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
34url="&tcl-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
36url="&tcl-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download size: &tcl-size;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
39&tcl-buildsize;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
41&tcl-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
42</sect3>
43
44</sect2>
45
46<sect2>
47<title>Installation of <application>Tcl</application></title>
48
49<note><para>This package is also installed in <acronym>LFS</acronym> during
50the bootstrap phase. The significant difference between the two installations
51(other than installing to <filename class="directory">/usr</filename>) is the
52package is installed in such a way that there is no need to keep the build
53directory around after installation.</para></note>
54
55<para>Install <application>Tcl</application> by running the following
56commands:</para>
57
58<screen><userinput><command>VERSION=&tcl-version; &amp;&amp;
59V=`echo $VERSION | cut -d "." -f 1,2` &amp;&amp;
60DIR=$PWD &amp;&amp;
61cd unix &amp;&amp;
62./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-threads &amp;&amp;
63make &amp;&amp;
64sed -i "s:${DIR}/unix:/usr/lib:" tclConfig.sh &amp;&amp;
65sed -i "s:${DIR}:/usr/include/tcl${V}:" tclConfig.sh &amp;&amp;
66sed -i \
67 "s,^TCL_LIB_FILE='libtcl${V}..TCL_DBGX..so',TCL_LIB_FILE=\"libtcl${V}\$\{TCL_DBGX\}.so\"," \
68 tclConfig.sh &amp;&amp;
69make install &amp;&amp;
70install -d /usr/include/tcl${V}/unix &amp;&amp;
71install -m644 *.h /usr/include/tcl${V}/unix/ &amp;&amp;
72install -d /usr/include/tcl${V}/generic &amp;&amp;
73install -c -m644 ../generic/*.h /usr/include/tcl${V}/generic/ &amp;&amp;
74rm -f /usr/include/tcl${V}/generic/{tcl,tclDecls,tclPlatDecls}.h &amp;&amp;
75ln -nsf ../../include/tcl${V} /usr/lib/tcl${V}/include &amp;&amp;
76ln -sf libtcl${V}.so /usr/lib/libtcl.so &amp;&amp;
77ln -sf tclsh${V} /usr/bin/tclsh</command></userinput></screen>
78
79<caution><para>If you build the package as an ordinary user and then switch to
80root to install the package, ensure you set the environment variables
81<envar>V</envar> and <envar>VERSION</envar> before running the installation
82commands.</para></caution>
83
84</sect2>
85
86<sect2>
87<title>Command explanations</title>
88
89<para><parameter>--enable-threads</parameter>: This switch forces the package
90to build with thread support.</para>
91
92<para><command>sed -i ...</command>: The <application>Tcl</application>
93package assumes that the source that is used to build
94<application>Tcl</application> is always kept around for compiling packages
95that depend on <application>Tcl</application>. These <command>sed</command>'s
96remove the reference to the build directory and replace them by saner system
97wide locations.</para>
98
99<para><command>install ...</command>: These commands install the internal
100headers into a system-wide location.</para>
101
102<para><command>ln -sf ...</command>: These commands create compatibility
103symbolic links.</para>
104</sect2>
105
106<sect2>
107<title>Contents</title>
108
109<segmentedlist>
110<segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
111<segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
112<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
113<seglistitem>
114<seg>tclsh</seg>
115<seg>libtcl</seg>
116<seg>/usr/lib/tcl8.4 and /usr/include/tcl8.4</seg></seglistitem>
117</segmentedlist>
118
119<variablelist>
120<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
121<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
122
123<varlistentry id="tclsh">
124<term><command>tclsh</command></term>
125<listitem><para> is a simple shell containing the
126<application>Tcl</application> interpreter.</para>
127<indexterm zone="tcl tclsh"><primary
128sortas="b-tclsh">tclsh</primary></indexterm>
129</listitem>
130</varlistentry>
131
132<varlistentry id="libtcl">
133<term><filename role="library">libtcl.so</filename></term>
134<listitem><para>contains the <acronym>API</acronym> functions required
135by <application>Tcl</application>.</para>
136<indexterm zone="tcl libtcl"><primary
137sortas="c-libtcl">libtcl.so</primary></indexterm>
138</listitem>
139</varlistentry>
140</variablelist>
141
142</sect2>
143
144</sect1>
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