[PD] Problems compiling: How to install TK? (tk.h doesn't exist)

Miller Puckette mpuckett at man104-1.ucsd.edu
Sat May 12 20:20:19 CEST 2001

It's probably called "tcl".  I think You're right that that's what is missing.

However, the "interrupeted system call" will probably persist after recompiling
Pd... perhaps rather than tak the trouble to recompile Pd, first you should
try "pd -frags 8" and/or "pd -noadc", ad lib, to see if the prolem goes


On Sat, May 12, 2001 at 07:46:45PM +0200, Alfonso Acosta wrote:
> Ive compiled pd with make in the ~/pd/src directory
> but I recieve the following error:
> * root at linux:/home/fons/pd/src > make
> *cc  -DPD -DUNIX -D_REENTRANT -Wall -W
> *-Wstrict-prototypes -Werror -Wno-unused
> *-Wno-parentheses -Wno-switch -O2 -funroll-loops
> *-fomit-frame-pointer  -DHAVE_ALSA -DHAVE_RME
> *-DINSTALL_PREFIX=\"/usr/local\" -I. -c -o
> *../obj/t_main.o t_main.c
> *t_main.c:16: tk.h: No existe el fichero o el
> *directorio
> *make: *** [t_main.o] Error 1
> It means the file tk.h doesnt exist
> When I try to run pd I recieve the following message:
> * fons at linux:~ > pd
> *Pd: system call timed out
> */dev/dsp (read/write): Llamada al sistema
> *interrumpida
> *continuing without audio
> *error: failed to open MIDI ports; continuing without
> *MIDI./home/fons/pd/bin/pd-gui: error while loading
> shared libraries: libtk.so: cannot open shared object
> file: No such file or directory 
> I thougt I had TK installed because when I runned wish
> an x window appeared. I think my problem is I have to
> install TK. Where can I find it? and What's the name
> of the package? I work with suse 7.1 and I'm quite
> sure that, if TK is an important package I should find
> it in one of the 6 cd's but I've searched it I don't
> manage to find it.
> Thanks:
> Alfonso Acosta
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