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Date: Wed Feb 23 2000 - 16:09:37 MET

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    "Benjamin C. Pierce" wrote:
    > Answering my own question...
    > I've been told that statically linking Tk applications is not
    > possible. If you can tell me how to do it (ideally on both Unix and
    > Windows) I'd be delighted to know: this is one of our biggest problems
    > with distributing Unison at the moment.
    > >From talking to some more experts, the situation appears to be this:
    > Tk can be statically linked, but this doesn't help with portability
    > because when it starts the first thing it does is reads some Tcl
    > scripts. So in any case you can't distribute a complete all-in-one
    > executable: users will have to install (the right version of) Tk to
    > run your program.

    You can install the scripts with your application.

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