Bug 68323 - Kernel: missing package dependency for tk causes "make xconfig" to fail
Kernel: missing package dependency for tk causes "make xconfig" to fail
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
8.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-07-09 00:18 EDT by Mark McClelland
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-15 23:45:59 EST
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Description Mark McClelland 2002-07-09 00:18:41 EDT
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Description of problem:
When "make xconfig" is run from within the kernel source directory, it will exit
with an error due to the "wish" command not being available. This command is
part of the tk package, but "rpm -q --requires kernel-source" does not list tk
as a requirement. 

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
On a system that does not have the tk package installed:
1. su -
2. cd /usr/src/linux-2.4.18-5.58
3. make xconfig
	

Actual Results:
 Relevant make output:
  wish -f scripts/kconfig.tk
  make: wish: Command not found
  make: *** [xconfig] Error 127

Expected Results:  The xconfig GUI should have appeared

Additional info:

NOTE: make xconfig works after the tk package from Disc 3 is installed.

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