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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: version 5.45 of expect/tcl
Once I get the updated version of expect in the distro, I think I
would like to create an expect-lite package for cygwin. It doesn't
appear all that hard, and I am already creating deb and rpm packages.
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 8:50 AM, Larry W. Virden <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Craig - it is good to see some work going on in cygwin relating to
> tcl. I hope that expect-lite is incorporated; it would be nice to have
> a version of tcl closer to the latest version released.
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 9:31 PM, Craig Miller <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I am the author of expect-lite <expect-lite.sf.net> which relies heavily on
>> expect. The version in the cygwin repository is quite old (from 2003). I
>> have compiled a modern version of expect (v 5.45) based on TCL 8.5.
> You may want to contact the cygwinports <
> http://sourceware.org/cygwinports > to see if active support for a
> current release should go there first.
> Tcl - The glue of a new generation.?? http://wiki.tcl.tk/
> Larry W. Virden
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