> This seems to defeat the purpose of the configure script. Isn't it
> supposed to find whatever is needed, whereever it is, and let the rest
> of the software do the right thing?
> In that case, it seems to me that configure should be checking all the
> relevant version-specific locations without requiring any prompts.
> After a few iterations, the list of appropriate directories will be
> more-or-less all inclusive, so all will be well. The --use-tcl or
> whatever config option can also give an explicit location in case the
> current ones are not appropriate.
> But removing the other directories and requiring either a special
> installation or response to a prompt seems to go against the nature
> (and usefulness) of the configure system.
It seems tcl/tk uses directory names with version numbers, and I have
no intention of searching for every version they have ever released.
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