Thoughts on Tcl (long but necessary)

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Fri Apr 28 17:27:22 PDT 2006

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote these words on 04/28/06 19:01 CST:
>> Right now, my /usr/include has three related files:
>> tcl.h  tclDecls.h  tclPlatDecls.h
>> where tcl.h includes the other two.  I would really think those and the
>> others installed by install-private-headers would handle it.  I suspect
>> the other headers are for internal tcl use only.
> And you would not worry about the header used to define the thread
> support, even though we pass --enable-threads?

So threads are enabled in when it is built.  I don't think
that necessarily means you need a special header file for external programs.

Now this doesn't mean I *know* what is right.  I'm just making an
educated guess.  In the absence of other evidence, I would trust the
package author.

  -- Bruce

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