[PD] PD and MacIntel

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Oct 25 18:52:22 CEST 2006

On Oct 24, 2006, at 11:32 AM, james tittle wrote:

> On Oct 24, 2006, at 12:33 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> Good to see you on the list!
> ...well, always lurking if not responsive, but I'm back in the  
> hospital for 2nd chemo round, but I've been feeling a bit better  
> overall, so I'm computing more...

Good to hear!

>> What's the deal with the ActiveTcl package, do you know anything  
>> about it?  Is tcltkaqua.sf.net defunct?
> ...daniel steffan has stopped updating the tcltkaqua distro, which  
> is a big pain:  however, he seems to spend more time on fixing  
> tkaqua, which is probably better ;-)  That leaves only the  
> ActiveTcl distro as being actively updated, but they've included  
> their own selection of extensions...nice guys, but I hate the web/ 
> form interface:  they really push their dev environment...another  
> unfortunate-ness is that they don't distribute embeddable framework  
> versions, but that could be fixed with a script around  
> install_name_tool...

> ...all in all, we'll probably want to grab a cvs tag and just make  
> 'em ourselves on the compile farm...yeehaw!

Sounds good all in all, more coding is a good thing.  I think we'll  
be better off if we have the embedded frameworks built by script  
rather than using the pre-built "standalone" package, it would help  
with some other build issues too.




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