Installation

Source releases for Tcl/Tk along with configuration, compilation, and installation instructions are available at http://www.tcl.tk/software/tcltk/download.html, so everyone can compile the interpreter for themselves. Typically, you don't want to waste your time doing this, especially when someone has done it before, and the fastest and easiest way is to get precompiled binaries for your platform. Among the various distributions of Tcl, ActiveTcl is considered as one of the best. It is available at ActiveState's site http://www.activestate.com/activetcl/. Not only does it contain Tcl and Tk, but it also offers a large number of extensions. The unique strength of the ActiveTcl distribution is that it covers a wide range of enterprise-level ...

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