#2598 Tk_MainWindow error message formatting nit

obsolete: 8.4.19
closed-duplicate
5
2010-01-05
2009-01-27
No

If wish is called and DISPLAY is not set (or set incorrectly), Tk_MainWindow returns an error message that looks like this:

Application initialization failed: this isn't a Tk applicationcouldn't connect to display "srv29:0.0"
Error in startup script: this isn't a Tk applicationcouldn't connect to display "srv29:0.0"
while executing
"load /usr/tcl84/lib/tk8.4g/../libtk8.4g.so Tk"
("package ifneeded" script)
invoked from within
"package require Tk "
(file "/ldatae/clearcase/upgrade7/MultiFig/n098/u10k/lib/MFigPGUI/main.tcl" line 2)
invoked from within
"source "$u10k/lib/MFigPGUI/main.tcl""
(file "/cas/bin/sun4/mfigp" line 39)

A colon at the end of "this isn't a Tk application" would make the error message slightly better.

I wonder, as well, if the message shouldn't be "this application couldn't instantiate Tk:" ...

Discussion

  • Donal K. Fellows

    • milestone: 897384 --> obsolete: 8.4.19
     
  • Pat Thoyts

    Pat Thoyts - 2010-01-05

    Duplicate of 1911853 and 697915

     
  • Pat Thoyts

    Pat Thoyts - 2010-01-05
    • status: open --> closed-duplicate
     

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