[tcl_announce] ANNOUNCE: plus-patch for Tcl/Tk 8.0.3 available
- The following files are available now, all downloadable
tcl8.0.3plus.patch.gz (178610 bytes)
tcl8.0.3plus.tar.gz (1582311 bytes)
tcl803plus.zip (1878535 bytes)
tk8.0.3plus.patch.gz (75792 bytes)
tk8.0.3plus.tar.gz (2056051 bytes)
tk803plus.zip (2419524 bytes)
They should be fully functional on UNIX and
VC++ on Windows, but not yet for Borland,
GNU-win32, and for the Mac (contibutions
Those new patches and distrbitutions are successors of the
same distributions on the TclBlast CDROM. Full information
can be found on the above pluspatch home-page. Many
enhancements and some bug-fixes are included:
- The Tk full distributions contain the latest versions
of the dash-patch, Img-patch and elide-patch as well.
- Part of Gordon Chaffee's fix for file-events
on Windows. Not fully functional yet.
- Some of Viktor Dukhovni's fixes.
(I'll evaluate more of it in the future)
- A first shot of Mumit Khan's adaptations
for mingw32. Should be fully functional for Tk,
but not yet for Tcl (due to conflicts with Gordon
Apart from the already mentioned names, I would like
to expres special thanks to Brent Welch.
He updated the plus-patches for use with Tcl/Tk 8.0.3
final for the TclBlast CDROM, while I was on vacation.
The version on the CDROM had a few remaining
problems on Windows (see the README), which
hopefully are all fixed now.
- Makefiles for Borland and Cygwin32/mingw32
- Binary distribution for Windows.
Jan Nijtmans, CMG Arnhem B.V.
email: Jan.Nijtmans@... (private)
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