From: Larry W. Virden <lvirden@ca...> - 2002-08-23 17:33:11
Since MacOS X supports, I presume, fork/exec , does tcl built there also
What is the earliest version of Tcl to support exec on MacOS ?
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From: Daniel A. Steffen <steffen@ma...> - 2002-08-23 17:49:00
On Saturday, Aug 24, 2002, at 03:33 Australia/Sydney, Larry W. Virden
> Since MacOS X supports, I presume, fork/exec , does tcl built there
> support it?
yes, tcl on macosx is just the standard unix tcl, including support for
exec. tk can be either AquaTk (c.f macos-8-4-branch in CVS) or standard
unix X11 tk
> What is the earliest version of Tcl to support exec on MacOS ?
the initial release of OSX shipped with 8.3.1 IIRC, and exec would have
worked fine there.
Note that there were some backwards incompatible changes w.r.t. macosx
dynamic code loading in the 8.3.3/8.3.4 timeframe; unfortunately, the
first OS release where they are present in the os provided tcl is the
new 10.2 Jaguar (it ships with 8.3.4 plus some of my later patches to
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