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Re: tcl 8.5 alpha in fedora 7?

On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 11:09 +0100, Gérard Milmeister wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 09:47 +0100, jfontain free fr wrote:
> > Quoting Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at>:
> > 
> > > Jean-Luc Fontaine <jfontain <at> free.fr> writes:
> > > > Well, then there's gonna be a big problem with blt (now in extras, a
> > > > graphical library) which is far from ready to compile against tcl-8.5,
> > >
> > > So fix it. :-)
> > 
> > Unfortunately, I do not have the resources to fix and maintain such a
> > complicated C library (many widgets) and the author has stated several times
> > that he will wait for a list a stable tcl beta.
> > Furthermore, my software (moodss, moomps) requires extreme stability in order to
> > monitor reliably system resources (deamon).
> > Unless somebody wants to tackle maintaining blt, I may have to pull my packages
> > from F7 then...
> One could also create a package compat-tcl-84.

+1.  Jesse, are there guidelines in Core for creating compat packages?
Any input on who should be responsible for creating and maintaining
compat packages when they're needed?


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