Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/x11/blt
To: Perry E.Metzger <>
From: Min Sik Kim <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/25/2005 21:32:47
On Oct 25, 2005, at 10:52 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Min Sik Kim <> writes:
>> On Oct 7, 2005, at 11:20 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>>> Indeed, there is a tkdesk 2.0 and 1.2 (in our tree) is deprecated.
>>> We should just upgrade tkdesk.
>> I wish we could, but tkdesk 2.0 doesn't run on NetBSD.  See PR pkg/
>> 25274 for error messages.  So we need blt built with Tk 8.3 as long
>> as we keep tkdesk 1.2.
> I've finally gotten around to fixing the rest of the aftermath of the
> blt upgrade (including my failing to fix the blt/ file
> and ttt) and I'm now down to tkdesk.
> I've read the PR you referenced. I'm sure we can fix that bug.
> Could you apply all the patches you have to make tkdesk 2.0 build
> and I'll finish debugging the package itself?

Both tcl-itcl and tkdesk were updated.  Thank you for working on this.

> Also, it seems that the only program that is dependent on the older
> itcl (i.e. [incr tcl]) is tkdesk. Rather than patching the older itcl,
> might I suggest that we just upgrade it to one that runs under tcl/tk
> 8.4?

It seems that itcl-3.2.1 is the most recent stable version.  I don't  
object to updating it to 3.3RC, though.  Alternatively, you may want  
to try lang/tcl-itcl-current.

Min Sik Kim