Tcl/Tk 8.5.3

6月30日付けで、数々のバグフィックスがされた Tcl/Tk 8.5.3 がリリースされました。

Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 12:03:01 -0400
From: Donald G Porter <dgp at NIST.GOV>
To: Tcl Core List <tcl-core at lists.sourceforge.net>
Subject: [TCLCORE] Tcl/Tk 8.5.3 RELEASED

Tcl/Tk 8.5.3 Release Announcement
June 30, 2008

The Tcl Core Team is pleased to announce the 8.5.3 releases of the Tcl
dynamic language and the Tk toolkit. This is the third patch release
of Tcl/Tk 8.5. More details can be found below. We would like to
express our gratitude to all those who submit bug reports and patches.
This information is invaluable in enabling us to identify and eliminate
problems in the core.

Where to get the new releases:

Tcl/Tk 8.5.3 sources are freely available as open source from the
Tcl Developer Xchange web site at:


This web page also contains additional information about the releases,
including new features and notes about installing and compiling the
releases. Sources are always available from the Tcl SourceForge
project's file distribution area:


Binaries for most major platforms are available from:


For additional information:

Please visit the Tcl Developer Xchange web site:


This site contains a variety of information about Tcl/Tk in general, the
core Tcl and Tk distributions, Tcl development tools, and much more.

Summary of Changes since Tcl/Tk 8.5.2:

The following were the main changes in Tcl/Tk 8.5.3. A complete list
can be found in the changes file at the root of the source tree. The
more complete ChangeLog is also included with each source release. This
is a patch release, so it primarily included bug fixes and corrections
to erratic behavior. Below are only the most notable changes.

* Corrected unreliable [fcopy] callbacks and enabled bidirectional fcopy.

* Support Tcl Module packages in a Safe Base interp.

* Fixed [slave bgerror] to operate in slave, not master.

* Fixed crash when a ttk::label gets width or height of zero.

* Fixed crash in [chan postevent].

* Fixed crash in [dict append].

* Fixed crash in [glob -dir {} a].

* Fixed crash in Tk_ParseArgv().

* Fixed crash in a global [grab].

* Fixed [tell] overflow on large files.

* Fixed missing events on canvas items.

* Made Tk more robust when Tcl and Xlib disagree about system encoding.

* Improved Solaris support for DTrace and 64 bit.

* Fixed floating point rounding on Solaris/x86.

Tcl Core Team and Maintainers
Don Porter, Tcl Core Release Manager
| Don Porter Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division |
| donald.porter at nist.gov Information Technology Laboratory |
| http://math.nist.gov/~DPorter/ NIST |