freebsd ports dependancies

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Mon Dec 22 03:55:37 PST 2003

On Monday 22 December 2003 03:12 am, Dino Vliet wrote:
> The port R-a4 requires tcl-8.4.4_1,1 and tk-8.4.4,1
> The port scilab requires tcl-8.3.5_2 and tk-8.3.5_2
> If I install them both I will have two versions of tcl
> and tk on my system.
> It feels like some redundancy.
> What can I do about this?

Well, both versions of tcl and tk are separate ports for usually that kind of 
reason. The only other choice is to develop patches for scilab and pass them 
on to the maintainer. The easy out is to just install them and not worry 
about it.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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