Hi,

At Fri, 29 Mar 2002 01:20:11 +0900,
Chris Gehlker wrote:
> Well, it *almost* works. I installed the Tk/Tcl 8.4 version for Quartz on
> Mac X as a test. It only installs frameworks. There was still one dependency
> in the extconf.rb, the assumption that all non-Windows platforms have X11.

No matter, the assumption is in ext/tcltklib/extconf.rb
already.

> Worse, it turns out that there is a partial Tcl 8.3 install on Mac X in the
> traditional places by default. Apple must have put it there to support
> something else. Apache? So the build finds the 8.4 headers and the 8.3 lib.

Oops, does it works properly?

> Still it's progress. Maybe it's to ambitious to think that mkmf.rb can be
> honed to remove *all* system dependencies from extconf.rb files. The X11
> assumption is a case in point.

I'm not so ambitious, just want to reduce common issues in a
certain platform, but not all library-specific dependencies.
They shoud be in extconf.rb still.

-- 
Nobu Nakada