bugGNU Common Lisp - Bugs: bug #14514, GCL-Tk doesn't work


bug #14514: GCL-Tk doesn't work

Submitted by:  James Bugatti <jbug>
Submitted on:  Tue 13 Sep 2005 01:21:34 AM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Tue 13 Sep 2005 03:55:45 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the report James.

We presently don't support GCL-Tk on Windows.

Although I had hoped to get it up I have so far been unable to find the time to do so and there are substantially more pressing problems ahead for Windows GCL development over the next few months.

Any programming help in this regard would of course be most appreciated!


Mike Thomas.

Mike Thomas <mjthomas>
Project Member
Tue 13 Sep 2005 01:21:34 AM UTC, original submission:  

I would like to have a Tk GUI on my GCL program.

gcltksrv.exe seems to be missing from the Windows binary
package.  Shouldn't it automatically run?

An earlier version of GCL (2.6.1) complained about
gcltksrv being missing.  The current version complains
about "|tkl|".

I have ActiveState installed.


GCL (GNU Common Lisp)  2.6.6 CLtL1    Feb 10 2005 08:19:54
Source License: LGPL(gcl,gmp), GPL(unexec,bfd)
Binary License:  GPL due to GPL'ed components: (UNEXEC)
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Use (help) to get some basic information on how to use GCL.

>(in-package "TK")

#<"TK" package>


Error: Lookup failed in directories:("E:/PROGRA~1/GCL-2.6.6-CLtL1/lib/gcl-2.6.6/
gcl-tk/" "E:/PROGRA~1/GCL-2.6.6-CLtL1/lib/gcl-2.6.6/lsp/" "c:/lang/gcl-2.6.6-clt
l1/lib/gcl-2.6.6/lsp/" ...) for name SYSTEM::|tkl| with extensions (".o" ".lsp"
Fast links are on: do (si::use-fast-links nil) for debugging
Error signalled by EVAL.
Broken at EVAL.  Type :H for Help.

James Bugatti <jbug>


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