Macports Tcl

Gustaf Neumann neumann at
Tue Jul 9 08:25:19 PDT 2013

The command "try" is new built-in tcl 8.6. Since the implementation of 
proc "try" in macports_util.tcl says, it is compatible with Tcl TIP #89, 
lets hope that the usage pattern in of "try" in macports are compatible 
with TIP #89, and one can use the built-in "try" instead of the proc - 
at least, when tcl8.6 is used.


Am 09.07.13 16:45, schrieb Clemens Lang:
> Also, MacPorts base is currently not compatibly with Tcl 8.6 due to 
> the try proc in macports1.0/macports_util.tcl; somewhere in the 
> package loading mechanism try is used and must behave like the default 
> implementation. Otherwise you will see an error importing the msgcat 
> package, although it is there (just mentioning that so you don't have 
> to debug that yourself if you happen to try building MacPorts against 
> Tcl 8.6). 

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