Bug 52606 - tcltk-8.3.3-64 build failure
tcltk-8.3.3-64 build failure
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: tcltk (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
David Lawrence
: 54910 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2001-08-26 11:44 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-16 03:07:47 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2001-08-26 11:44:57 EDT
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Description of problem:
If tcltk package is not installed when building tcltk, the build
will fail when configuring itcl; itcl configure would need wish
and tclsh (and libtcl.so/libtk.so) which are not yet installed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start with a system without tcltk installed
2. Attempt to build (rpm -ba tcltk.spec)

Actual Results:  Build stops at itcl configure phase.

Expected Results:  Successful build.

Additional info:

Workaround: after failed build, copy the already-built wish and
tclsh to /usr/bin and libtcl.so and libtk.so to /usr/lib and
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2001-09-03 05:43:02 EDT
Closed/rawhide? This would imply that the bug is fixed in the latest tcltk release available in
the rawhide -- still, I reported the bug against the latest tcltk package I've been able to locate
on ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/rawhide/SRPMS/SRPMS/ .

Or is there a CVS repository with even later builds than those available by ftp?
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2002-08-14 06:07:22 EDT
*** Bug 54910 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Jens Petersen 2002-10-27 11:17:27 EST
Thanks, this should be fixed in the next rawhide package release.
Comment 4 Jens Petersen 2002-12-10 02:42:44 EST
tcltk-8.3.5-76 and later should be able to build without tcltk
being installed.

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