[Bug 1774] New: tcl private headers should not be removed

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Wed Jan 18 12:03:39 PST 2006


http://blfs-bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1774

           Summary: tcl private headers should not be removed
           Product: Beyond LinuxFromScratch
           Version: d-6.1
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/tc
                    l.html
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: BOOK
        AssignedTo: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: cmaier at cmassoc.net
         QAContact: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org


Following 'make install' the book recommends a series of additional steps so 
that the Tcl build directory can be removed after installation.
 
Specifically it recommends 'rm -v -f /usr/include/tcl${V}/generic/
{tcl,tclDecls,tclPlatDecls}.h' but these files should remain because Expect 
needs them during configuration if '--with-tclinclude=/usr/include/tcl8.4' is 
specified as the book recommends in that chapter.

To see the bug, delete directory /usr/include/tcl8.4 then build Tcl as 
instructed then build Expect as instructed. Expect will complain during 
configuration because the headers are missing. 

To correct, delete /usr/include/tcl8.4 then build Tcl without removing the 
files then build Expect as instructed. No complaint because the headers are 
present.

This may affect other packages, besides Expect, as well. I may file a similar 
report against package Tk because it also recommends removing similar headers.



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