RE: Problem referencing libraries in tcl 8.6, e.g. fileutil
- Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 19:26:38 +0100
- From: "Simon Conway-Smith" <sconwaysmith@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: Problem referencing libraries in tcl 8.6, e.g. fileutil
This worked. Thank you.
I have to remember to add the line...
% package require fileutil
...at the start of a tcl script though. I'll get used to it 😊
From: Marco Atzeri <marco.atzeri@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 5:58 PM
Subject: Re: Problem referencing libraries in tcl 8.6, e.g. fileutil
Am 07.08.2018 um 17:56 schrieb SImon Conway-Smith:
> I have added the tcl intepreter into my Cygwin (64-bit) installation,
> but when trying to run some code samples using the fileutil library,
> e.g. the foreachLine command, I'm getting 'invalid command name
> "fileutil::foreachLine"'. I've even tried prefixing the command with "tcl::"
> as I had to do for the mathfunc:: library functions, but still get the
> error message. Is there an additional tcl package I need to install, or what?
fileutil is part of tcllib that is not provided as cygwin package
The last upstream version is located at
It includes an installer written in TCL
Installing Tcllib 1.19
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HTML: Not installed.
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Disclaimer: I have not tested the installer as I know nothing of TCL
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