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Subject: CPAN build of Tcl fails on darwin x86_64
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 19:08:10 +0200
To: bug-Tcl [...] rt.cpan.org
From: onitake [...] gmail.com
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Hello. I wanted to report that installing Tcl-0.98 from CPAN fails on Mac OS X 10.6, because Tcl-0.98/tcl-core/darwin-universal/libtclstub8.4.a doesn't contain code for all required architectures. Apple ships Snow Leopard with Perl 5.10.0, built as universal binary for x86_64, i386 and ppc. The default CPAN compilation options contain thus "-arch x86_64 -arch i386 -arch ppc", for both compilation and linking. The included libtclstub8.4.a on the other hand has only an i386 and a ppc component. There is a /System/Library/Frameworks/Tcl.framework/Versions/8.4/libtclstub8.4.a that contains all three architectures, so I assume it would be better to use this instead and fall back to the included version when it's not available? Both Tcl and Tkx test and install flawlessly if I make a symlink to the system version of the library. Thanks & Best regards, oni
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I pushed an updated tclstub in <http://github.com/gisle/tcl.pm/commit/8303685f81cad1884d4f8d1e3621e5cbd2cf72fc>. With Tcl.pm-0.98 you can also work around this issue by building the extension with 'perl Makefile.PL --no-usestubs'.
thanks, closing the ticket


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