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Re: [Chicken-hackers] A simple debugger

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] A simple debugger
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2015 11:38:47 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Mon, Dec 07, 2015 at 11:27:28AM +0100, address@hidden wrote:
> > Also, this adds a new dependency to CHICKEN: tcl/tk+wish.  I don't mind
> > it much because it's an optional dependency, but maybe we can make the
> > installation of this script into bin (adding it to $PATH) optional to
> > make the life of packagers easier?  Finally, the "wish" command should
> > probably be a variable so that packagers can control which version and
> > the full path of wish to use without having to patch the build system.
> > I think just "wish" is a fine default of this variable, though.
> wish is started via "feathers"/"feathers.bat" and a package maintainer can 
> easily
> patch "" and "", which do nothing else but select 
> the
> appropriate executable. Or are you talking about an environment variable?

I was talking about a Make variable.  Most package tools allow you to
pass things on the Make commandline, so that would reduce the amount
of effort for a packager by removing the need to create and maintain a
patch file.


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