TCL/TK & Tix plea

Christopher Browne cbbrowne-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at
Thu Sep 10 01:19:46 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 8:02 PM, David Tilbrook<dt-hKuJ9UrQZDM at> wrote:
> For reasons I won't discuss I am still using Tcl7.4.
> The need to convert to tcl8.5 or even 8.6 is pressing.
> But I have no idea what changes I might need to make to
> my tcl/tk/tix applications to upgrade to 8.5
> The tcl web site and tclwiki were not much help
> as they wouldn't allow me post anything as they were
> of the opinion that I was a Robot -- I'm not (but
> I would think that wouldn't I - Note use of
> contractions).
> Does anyone have pointers to the information I need
> or suggestions as to whom to consult?

There is a page on the tcl wiki that points to change lists for all
versions since 7.4...

They list every point release; I think you only need to worry about
the "major" ones, e.g. 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6.

It's pretty terse material, but looks like it ought to be somewhat helpful.
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