[Rubyinstaller-devel] Tk (was: Additional FAQ questions for review)

Roger Pack rogerdpack at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 09:15:52 EDT 2009

> Please feel free to add the recipe in your fork and I gladly will
> merge it if it works ;-)

I'll hopefully do it soon :)

> The problem with that is that Tk requires ActiveTcl, which cannot be
> automated and cannot be stripped of dependencies.
> The alternative requires building ourself the Tcl/Tk component.

Very interesting.  I thought the same as you do until this morning--it
appears that with mswin [the rc2] build I can run tk apps without
having to first install ActiveTcl.  Anybody have an idea why that is


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