Now that astro/gpsman/Makefile says that GPSMan depends on
wish8.4, the fact that as distributed, it actually depends on
wish 8.3 can prevent the application from working at all.
How-To-Repeat: Build/install the astro/gpsman port on a machine that does not
already have wish8.3 installed. When you try to run it,
you should get:
localhost(4.9-RC) which gpsman
exec: wish8.3: not found
which isn't especially encouraging.
When I eyeballed Kris' change to the port for tk84, I failed to
pay attention to the "patch" files. :-( Now that I have my
laptop back, and it has a working serial port, I had occasion
to try the port. And since the laptop's disk drive had started
failing, I'm doing it on a fresh drive -- one that didn't have
I suppose one might create a "magic symlink," but that's really
a bit too gross to take seriously. :-}