Bug 455986 - Tix 8.4.2 incompatibility problem with tcl/tk 8.5 (some widgets don't work).
Tix 8.4.2 incompatibility problem with tcl/tk 8.5 (some widgets don't work).
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Vitezslav Crhonek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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: 459039 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2008-07-19 16:30 EDT by Horacio Rodriguez Montero
Modified: 2008-11-25 09:22 EST (History)
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Description Horacio Rodriguez Montero 2008-07-19 16:30:21 EDT
Description of problem:
Tix is a megawidget extension for the Tcl/Tk graphical programming
language. 

The tcl and tk versions in use are 8.5.2 and tix presents some incompatibility
problems with those versions (some widgets just don't work).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
tix-8.4.2-X  with tcl 8.5.Y and tk 8.5.Y

How reproducible: very reproducible running this script:
wish << END
package require Tix
tixScrolledHList .e
exit
END

Actual results:
unknown color name "{#d9d9d9}"

Expected results:
none

Additional info:
This is because there has been a change of the way tcl converts from
sctring to/from lists. 
Tix 8.4.2 has some problems handling default widget colors that has been
fixed in Tix 8.4.3.

Please upgrade to Tix 8.4.3.
Comment 1 Guy Jennings 2008-08-19 13:16:09 EDT
*** Bug 459039 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Vitezslav Crhonek 2008-11-25 09:22:12 EST
Hi,

please see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=467224.

I believe that it's the same issue. Patch backported, fixed in tix-8.4.2-6.fc9.

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