Bug 11940 - Tix install is wrong in Raw Hide tcltk package
Tix install is wrong in Raw Hide tcltk package
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: tcltk (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
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Reported: 2000-06-07 04:39 EDT by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-07 04:56:40 EDT
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Here's how I fixed this (531 bytes, patch)
2000-06-07 04:56 EDT, Jonathan Kamens
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2000-06-07 04:39:11 EDT
I saw this error when building the tcltk RPM:

Installing
/usr/src/redhat/BUILD/tcltk-8.3.1/Tix4.1.0/library/pref/tixmkpref
/bin/sh: [: tk8.0/pkgIndex.tcl: binary operator expected
        No pkgIndex.tcl found in the target directories.
        pkgIndex.tcl installation skipped.

The problem is that since the spec file links the tk8.0 directory to tk8.2,
the command "if [ -f */pkgIndex.tcl ]; then" in the Tix unix/Makefile.in is
no longer valid because the wildcard matches to files.

The spec file should probably rename the directory instead of linking it.
Comment 1 Jonathan Kamens 2000-06-07 04:41:13 EDT
But it needs to rename the directory after applying the patches, or the patches
will fail :-).
Comment 2 Jonathan Kamens 2000-06-07 04:56:39 EDT
Created attachment 321 [details]
Here's how I fixed this
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2000-06-10 09:40:35 EDT
Fixed (as described) in tcltk-3.2.1-40. Thanks for the patch.
Comment 4 Need Real Name 2002-12-11 03:20:23 EST
This "patch" should not be needed with tix 8.1.3 or 8.1.4.

Can you confirm for me that this is no longer in the tcltk package?

I have a new minor release ready to go but not yet announced.
Would you like to try it out and see if there are any problems
before I announce it. It's a bugfix release with no major changes
to the configure/make.

http://tix.sourceforge.net/dist/tix-8.1.4.tar.gz
Comment 5 Jens Petersen 2002-12-12 01:16:05 EST
That is correct this patch is no longer in, and
hasn't been for a good while.

(In fact there is only one patch currently being applied
which is for itcl-3.2.1.)

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