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Re: Recent upgrade to wish leads to a problem
- From: Jeremy Bopp <jeremy at bopp dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 09:09:02 -0600
- Subject: Re: Recent upgrade to wish leads to a problem
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On 02/24/2012 08:25 AM, Fergus wrote:
> Previously bin/wish was a link to wish84.exe (from memory). Recently it
> was upgraded to wish 8.5.exe.
> Now, unless X is also running, wish fails with
> $ wish
> % Application initialization failed: no display name and no $DISPLAY
> environment variable
> I'm not quite certain which recently upgraded package led to this:
> tcl-tk or tcltk or ...
> Have I identified a real glitch and if so can this problem be addressed?
The tcltk libraries now require a running X server in order to display
graphics. This is recent and more importantly intentional according to
what I've read on this list, so there is nothing to address. :-)
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