tcl-tclreadline - GNU Readline Extension for Tcl/Tk

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name tcl-tclreadline
Package version 2.1.0
Package release 14
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 287 B
Download size 52.89 KB
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tclreadline adds GNU Readline support to standard Tcl/Tk.  It provides
interactive command editing and history for Tcl shells (this must be
enabled on a user-by-user basis) and allows the use of GNU Readline
features in Tcl programs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
tcl-tclreadline_2.1.0-14_amd64.deb 2.1.0 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
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libc6 >= 2.4
libreadline6 >= 6.0
tcl >= 8.6.0-2
tclsh -


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Binary Package tcl-tclreadline_2.1.0-14_i386.deb
Source Package tclreadline

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install tcl-tclreadline deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install tcl-tclreadline




2014-03-21 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed architecture dependent part from the tclreadline(3tcl) manpage
(closes: #742231).
2014-03-20 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-13) unstable; urgency=low
* Multiarchified the package.
* Bumped debhelper compatibility version to 9.
* Bumped standards version to 3.9.5.
* Fixed building against the newer libreadline6 (closes: #741763).
* Overridden lintian warning non-dev-pkg-with-shlib-symlink because it's
a small packages not intended to split into sevral ones.
2012-05-27 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-12) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed build of shared library on kfreebsd-* architectures.
2012-05-25 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Switched to 3.0 (quilt) source package format.
* Removed useless linking to (closes: #645273).
* Removed Chris Waters from uploaders list (closes: #664115).
* Renamed the binary package to tcl-tclreadline to comply with Debian Tcl/Tk
* Added hardened build flags using dpkg-buildflags.
* Added ${misc:Depends} substitution variable to debian/control.
* Removed unneeded file.
* Bumped debhelper compatibility version to 8.
* Bumped standards version to 3.9.3.
2009-11-03 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Touch configure script in debian/rules to prevent its regeneration.
2009-11-02 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed Anselm Lingnau from uploaders list (closes: #540856).
* Replaced libreadline5-dev by libreadline-dev in build dependencies
(closes: #553862).
* Overridden lintian warnings about mismatching package name with soname
and ancient libtool (local patches are used to fix build issues on
unusual architectures).
* Added README.source which describes how to apply patches to the source.
* Bumped standards version to 3.8.3.
2008-06-26 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed modification time of several files in debian/rules to prevent
autoconf invocation after configure call (to prevent FTBFS under certain
* Bumped standards version to 3.8.0.
2008-06-09 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Protected quilt invocation in debian/rules to make it possible to convert
bwidget source package to 3.0 (quilt) format (closes: #484921).
* Cleaned up debian/rules.
2008-04-14 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Quoted CFLAGS in debian/rules when passing to the shell, not when
assigning to a make variable; otherwise the quotes end up as part of
the variable and many things go wrong, leading to a build failure
(closes: #476025).
2008-02-09 - Sergei Golovan <>
tclreadline (2.1.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Added uscan control file debian/watch.
* Removed empty directory /usr/bin from the binary package.
* Bumped standards version to 3.7.3.

See Also

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tcl8.4-doc_8.4.20-8_all.deb Tcl (the Tool Command Language) v8.4 - manual pages
tcl8.4_8.4.20-8_i386.deb Tcl (the Tool Command Language) v8.4 - shell
tcl8.5-dev_8.5.19-1_i386.deb Tcl (the Tool Command Language) v8.5 - development files