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Last change on this file since ff769b8c was ff769b8c, checked in by Manuel Canales Esparcia <manuel@…>, 17 years ago

Updated the XML sources to use DocBook XML DTD-4.4.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/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-md5sum "7e01b409925e4eb59ad44a4c12b9c681">
10<!ENTITY tcl-size "3.4 MB">
11<!ENTITY tcl-buildsize "24.2 MB">
12<!ENTITY tcl-time "0.28 SBU (additional 0.73 SBU to run the test suite)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="tcl" xreflabel="Tcl-&tcl-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="tcl.html"?>
21<title>Tcl-&tcl-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="tcl">
23<primary sortas="a-Tcl">Tcl</primary></indexterm>
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 MD5 sum: &tcl-md5sum;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download size: &tcl-size;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
40&tcl-buildsize;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
42&tcl-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
43</sect3>
44
45</sect2>
46
47<sect2>
48<title>Installation of <application>Tcl</application></title>
49
50<note><para>This package is also installed in <acronym>LFS</acronym> during
51the bootstrap phase. The significant difference between the two installations
52(other than installing to <filename class="directory">/usr</filename>) is the
53package is installed in such a way that there is no need to keep the build
54directory around after installation.</para></note>
55
56<para>Install <application>Tcl</application> by running the following
57commands:</para>
58
59<screen><userinput><command>export VERSION=&tcl-version; &amp;&amp;
60export V=`echo $VERSION | cut -d "." -f 1,2` &amp;&amp;
61export DIR=$PWD &amp;&amp;
62cd unix &amp;&amp;
63./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-threads &amp;&amp;
64make &amp;&amp;
65sed -i "s:${DIR}/unix:/usr/lib:" tclConfig.sh &amp;&amp;
66sed -i "s:${DIR}:/usr/include/tcl${V}:" tclConfig.sh &amp;&amp;
67sed -i "s,^TCL_LIB_FILE='libtcl${V}..TCL_DBGX..so',\
68TCL_LIB_FILE=\"libtcl${V}\$\{TCL_DBGX\}.so\"," tclConfig.sh</command></userinput></screen>
69
70<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
71
72<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install &amp;&amp;
73install -d /usr/include/tcl${V}/unix &amp;&amp;
74install -m644 *.h /usr/include/tcl${V}/unix/ &amp;&amp;
75install -d /usr/include/tcl${V}/generic &amp;&amp;
76install -c -m644 ../generic/*.h /usr/include/tcl${V}/generic/ &amp;&amp;
77rm -f /usr/include/tcl${V}/generic/{tcl,tclDecls,tclPlatDecls}.h &amp;&amp;
78ln -nsf ../../include/tcl${V} /usr/lib/tcl${V}/include &amp;&amp;
79ln -sf libtcl${V}.so /usr/lib/libtcl.so &amp;&amp;
80ln -sf tclsh${V} /usr/bin/tclsh</command></userinput></screen>
81
82<para>Clean up the unprivileged user's environment using the following
83commands:</para>
84
85<screen><userinput><command>unset VERSION &amp;&amp;
86unset V &amp;&amp;
87unset DIR</command></userinput></screen>
88
89<!--
90<caution><para>If you build the package as an ordinary user and then switch to
91root to install the package, ensure you set the environment variables
92<envar>V</envar> and <envar>VERSION</envar> before running the installation
93commands.</para></caution>
94-->
95
96</sect2>
97
98<sect2>
99<title>Command explanations</title>
100
101<para><parameter>--enable-threads</parameter>: This switch forces the package
102to build with thread support.</para>
103
104<para><command>sed -i ...</command>: The <application>Tcl</application>
105package assumes that the source that is used to build
106<application>Tcl</application> is always kept around for compiling packages
107that depend on <application>Tcl</application>. These <command>sed</command>s
108remove the reference to the build directory and replace them by saner system
109wide locations.</para>
110
111<para><command>install ...</command>: These commands install the internal
112headers into a system-wide location.</para>
113
114<para><command>ln -sf ...</command>: These commands create compatibility
115symbolic links.</para>
116</sect2>
117
118<sect2>
119<title>Contents</title>
120
121<segmentedlist>
122<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
123<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
124<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
125
126<seglistitem>
127<seg>tclsh and tclsh8.4</seg>
128<seg>libtcl.so and libtclstub8.4.a</seg>
129<seg>/usr/include/tcl8.4 and /usr/lib/tcl8.4</seg>
130</seglistitem>
131</segmentedlist>
132
133<variablelist>
134<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
135<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
136
137<varlistentry id="tclsh">
138<term><command>tclsh</command></term>
139<listitem><para> is a symlink to the <command>tclsh8.4</command>
140program.</para>
141<indexterm zone="tcl tclsh">
142<primary sortas="g-tclsh">tclsh</primary></indexterm>
143</listitem>
144</varlistentry>
145
146<varlistentry id="tclsh8.4">
147<term><command>tclsh8.4</command></term>
148<listitem><para> is a simple shell containing the
149<application>Tcl</application> interpreter.</para>
150<indexterm zone="tcl tclsh8.4">
151<primary sortas="b-tclsh8.4">tclsh8.4</primary></indexterm>
152</listitem>
153</varlistentry>
154
155<varlistentry id="libtcl">
156<term><filename role="library">libtcl.so</filename></term>
157<listitem><para>contains the <acronym>API</acronym> functions required
158by <application>Tcl</application>.</para>
159<indexterm zone="tcl libtcl">
160<primary sortas="c-libtcl">libtcl.so</primary></indexterm>
161</listitem>
162</varlistentry>
163</variablelist>
164
165</sect2>
166
167</sect1>
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