Re: Building Python with Tcl/Tk on Cygwin_NT-5.1

From: Jason Tishler (
Date: 02/28/05

Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 17:40:41 -0500
To: "Dean N. Williams" <>


On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 10:34:20AM -0800, Dean N. Williams wrote:
> I have a other Cygwin port question. It turns out that the auto-import
> for XtStrings an widgetClass didn't get resolved. This a similar
> auto-import resolving error that I got when trying to build Tcl/Tk. I
> ended up using the shared Tcl/Tk that came with Cygwin. But in this
> case I must be able to build my software. Can you tell me how to get
> around this problem? Or can you tell me which cygwin mail list to send
> my plea for help?

I recommend trying the main Cygwin list:

    cygwin at cygwin dot com

> gcc -shared -Wl,--enable-auto-image-base -o gplot gplot.o cgm.o ccgm.o
> utils.o io.o carray.o devices.o hload.o emul.o tty.o ps.o cgmc.o
> xws_cla.o xws_color.o xws_delim.o xws_marker.o xws_polygon.o
> xws_polyline.o xws_setup.o xws_text.o drvcla.o -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lXp
> -lXpm -lXaw -lXmu -lXext -lXt -lX11 /usr/lib/libm.a -lc
> Info: resolving _XtStrings by linking to __imp__XtStrings (auto-import)
> Info: resolving _widgetClass by linking to __imp__widgetClass (auto-import)

However, I also recommend providing more information than the above.


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