What happened to ruby-tk?

Carl Johnson carlj at peak.org
Fri Aug 22 16:02:09 UTC 2014

Maciej Milewski <milu at dat.pl> writes:

> On 22.08.2014 00:40, Carl Johnson wrote:
>> There used to be a ruby-tk port, but I don't see it in the current ports
>> tree.  I looked at the Makefile in the ruby port and it specifically
>> sets tk aside to be built for external ports.  There doesn't appear to
>> be any config option to get it and no port, so how do I get it?  There
>> doesn't seem to be any rubygems available to install/build it, but I
>> might have missed one.
>> Thanks for any ideas.
> Looking at FreshPorts[1]:
> ruby-tk,1
> BROKEN: does not build with ruby 1.9
> DEPRECATED: Does not work with Ruby 1.9
> This port expired on: 2013-10-10
> [1]
> http://www.freshports.org/search.php?stype=name&method=match&query=ruby-tk&num=10&deleted=includedeleted&orderby=category&orderbyupdown=asc&search=Search

Thanks, I keep forgetting to check FreshPorts, and didn't realize that
it would show deleted ports.  I am running ruby-tk on Debian linux, so I
guess I need to look into how to patch it to work on FreeBSD. 

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