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Tcl/Tk 8.5.6 버전 입니다.

Tcl/Tk 8.5.6 Release Announcement
December 23, 2008

The Tcl Core Team is pleased to announce the 8.5.6 releases of the Tcl
dynamic language and the Tk toolkit. This is the sixth 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 8.5.6 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 8.5.5:

The following were the main changes in Tcl/Tk 8.5.6. 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.

* Keyboard bindings for ttk::scale.

* [wm manage] now limited to frame-like widgets.

* Fix ability to join threads on 64-bit Windows.

* Fixed parser errors expanding literals like: {*}{\{} .

* New version 2.7.2 of http package:
- restored ability to read SHOUTcast streams.

* Permit [text] widget names containing "-".

* Prevent hang during channel finalization.

* Stop crash using nondefault visual.

* Fix [seek] exposing channels to all interps.

* Tk_Create*ImageType() routines now thread safe.

* Stop tempfile litter from [load] from VFS.

* Fixed [file normalize] of some paths returned by [glob].

* New version 1.1.4 of platform::shell package:
- compatibility with changes in Tcl Modules.

Tcl Core Team and Maintainers
Don Porter, Tcl Core Release Manager

| Don Porter Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division |
| donald.porter@ni... Information Technology Laboratory |
| NIST |