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critcl_howto_sources - How To Get The CriTcl Sources

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Be welcome to the C Runtime In Tcl (short: CriTcl), a system for embedding and using C code from within Tcl scripts.

The sources for CriTcl are retrieved in two easy steps:

  1. Install the Git Source Code Manager

  2. Retrieve The Sources

It is now possible to follow the instructions on How To Install CriTcl.

Install the Git Source Code Manager

CriTcl's sources are managed by the popular Git SCM.

Binaries of clients for popular platforms can be found at the download page.

See also if your operating system's package manager provides clients and associated tools for installation. If so, follow the instructions for the installation of such packages on your system.

Retrieve The Sources

  1. Choose a directory for the sources, and make it the working directory.

  2. Invoke the command

    git clone http://andreas-kupries.github.io/critcl
  3. The working directory now contains a sub-directory "critcl" holding the sources of CriTcl.


Jean Claude Wippler, Steve Landers, Andreas Kupries

Bugs, Ideas, Feedback

This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain bugs and other problems. Please report them at https://github.com/andreas-kupries/critcl/issues. Ideas for enhancements you may have for either package, application, and/or the documentation are also very welcome and should be reported at https://github.com/andreas-kupries/critcl/issues as well.


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