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Re: dejagnu requires tcl 8.6?

From: Steve Ellcey
Subject: Re: dejagnu requires tcl 8.6?
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2016 13:23:55 -0800

On Fri, 2016-02-19 at 07:27 +1100, Ben Elliston wrote:
> Hi Steve
> I made this change because I thought it was safe to do so. I was
> wrong. :-) My build of Expect has Tcl 8.6 and 8.6 was released almost
> 8 years ago.  8.6 has a few features that would help us clean up some
> of the nastier code in DejaGnu (eg, exec has -ignorestderr).
> I'm happy to go back to 8.5 if we really must.
> Cheers,
> Ben

Using tcl 8.5 would make my life easier, I build GCC on older systems
because we want to support GCC on those systems and they have tcl 8.5 as
the standard installed tcl (Ubuntu 12.04, CentOS 6).

Steve Ellcey

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