how many tcl/tk's in 1.8.0?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Sep 16 20:52:33 PDT 2009

On Sep 16, 2009, at 22:41, Jack Howarth wrote:

>   I ported the sparky 3.115 NMR assignment program
> using the same build approach from fink (where I
> maintained the package). I am unclear on whether I
> need to code the Portfile to support more than just
> builds against tcl/tk 8.5 (which is what MacPorts
> 1.8.0 installed on my Snow Leopard box). Looking
> at the MacPorts database, it appears that only a
> single tcl/tk is available (8.5). Is that correct?

Yes. When 8.5 first came out there was some software that needed 8.4  
and we thought about making tcl84 and tk84 ports but the software in  
question ended up being upgraded to be 8.5-compatible so we dispensed  
with it and kept just the 8.5 version.

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