This chapter describes what is available on the CD-ROM.
The CD-ROM contains the Tcl/Tk software distributions, the examples from the book, and a collection of Tcl-related software found on the Internet. The CD is one volume in a hybrid format that is readable on UNIX (ISO 9660 format with Rock Ridge extensions), Windows (Juliet format with long file names), and Macintosh (HFS). Kudos to the ISO standard for supporting multiple formats simultaneously, and to the Linux mkhybrid application used to create the disk image.
The Tcl/Tk distributions are in the tcl_76, tcl_80, and tcl_82 folders. The .tar.gz files there are source distributions that can be unpacked on a UNIX system with a command like this:
gunzip < tcl8.2.0.tar.gz ...